Posts Tagged ‘plan & design’

Selling Value of Digitalization Projects

Posted in Process Optimization, Project Services on Thursday, October 4th, 2018. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Laurie Ben and James Beall presented How to Sell the Value of Digitalization with MPC at the 2018 Emerson Exchange conference. Laurie opened by describing different ways digitalization is described—Industrial Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, and Digital Transformation to name a few. These technologies can help meet new regulation, keep up with the increasing […]

Justifying Your Automation Modernization Projects

Posted in Modernization, Project Services on Thursday, October 4th, 2018. No comments yet
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Emerson’s John Dolenc presented on how to justify your automation project at the 2018 Emerson Exchange conference. He shared justification methods to identify operational improvements and estimate the financial impact. He opened on where to look within operations, what data to analyze and how to estimate financial gains. The place to start is finding where […]

5 Steps in Developing Digital Transformation Strategy

Posted in Industrial IOT on Friday, February 23rd, 2018. One comment so far
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Rapid technological advancements and retiring waves of deep expertise are prompting many manufacturers to re-imagine their operations. A digital transformation comprised of cultural change, workflow and process changes and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) requires a clear strategy based on the manufacturer’s key business objectives. In a CIOReview article, Five Key Steps To Building A […]

Saving Project Timelines and Costs by Avoiding Control Valve Over-specification

Posted in Final Control Element on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018. No comments yet
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Control valves are a critical part of process manufacturing processes and require great care in selection and specification. But what if the specifications are too stringent impacting both cost and lead times? The costs and delays can have an impact on the overall performance of a capital project. In a Processing magazine article, How To […]

3D Immersive Dynamic Simulations

Posted in Operator Training, Simulation on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017. No comments yet
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You may have seen the recent announcement that Google Glass is back as Google Glass Enterprise Edition (EE) designed for workplace environments like ours in the manufacturing space. This technology joins others well established technologies such as Daqri and Gilgamesh in providing augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) solutions to support operators, technicians and […]