December 21, 2021
When companies use fractured systems in silos to develop an Operational Excellence Management System, the resulting application proliferation makes..
October 5, 2021
Today, many companies have specialized handheld devices for leak detection and repair and warehouse inventory; heads-up displays to access..
November 11, 2020
Companies have conducted Pre-Startup Safety Reviews (PSSRs) as part of Management of Change (MOC) activities for a long time. While required by law..
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..
April 23, 2020
Many companies today are focusing on Operational Discipline, which is a positive for our industry. If you accept that Operational Discipline is..
January 14, 2020
By David Drerup. Shutdowns, Turnarounds, and Outages (STOs) continue to be a major budget and time challenge. A significant contributing factor to..
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..