December 21, 2021
When companies use fractured systems in silos to develop an Operational Excellence Management System, the resulting application proliferation makes..
October 28, 2021
In challenging economic times, many companies focus on optimizing existing production facilities instead of expanding or investing in new ones. The..
September 15, 2021
When organizations experience failures in their facilities, they face expensive equipment repairs, production losses, and decreased reliability. To..
September 1, 2021
When it comes to successful operations, decisions can only move as fast as the data supporting them – meaning waiting on reports puts companies at a..
July 15, 2020
In operating facilities, millions of data points and billions of records are created daily. In fact, one terabyte of production data is being..
July 6, 2020
By Dan Miklovic, Founder and Principal Analyst at Lean Manufacturing Research, LLC; and a member of The Analyst Syndicate. In my previous articles, ..
June 26, 2020
In Part 1 of this series, we talked about an operating environment where all of the information, history, and procedures needed to safely and..
June 26, 2020
As stated in a previous post, Management of Change (MOC) is a core foundational element for managing operational risk well. In fact, MOC touches..
June 10, 2020
By Dan Miklovic, Founder and Principal Analyst at Lean Manufacturing Research, LLC; and a member of The Analyst Syndicate. In my post, “Operational..
May 28, 2020
By Dan Miklovic, Founder and Principal Analyst at Lean Manufacturing Research, LLC; and a member of The Analyst Syndicate. Operational risk,..
May 27, 2020
Today, the focus of many IT projects in the petrochemical world is on configuration and integration. In other words, companies seek a software..
March 19, 2020
Mechanical Integrity (MI) is a management system to ensure equipment is properly manufactured, installed, and maintained to ensure its reliability..
November 14, 2019
By David Drerup. In our previous articles, we’ve shared why Operational Risk Management (ORM) can be the Achilles heel in your organization, and why ..
September 20, 2019
By David Drerup. One of the core framework components of Intelligent Operations is Management of Change (MOC). MOC is rather like a skeletal system..
March 21, 2019
Since vision tends to dominate the senses, one of the most effective ways to reduce human error and improve human performance is to maximize..