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..
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..
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..
March 19, 2020
First, what is a Connected Workforce? In short, a Connected Workforce is one that, through the power of mobile and wearable devices, is able to send..
October 23, 2019
By David Drerup. In our previous article, we shared why Enterprise Loss Management is the connective tissue for Intelligent Operations. Risk..
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..
September 3, 2015
Human error has been estimated to cause up to 80% of incidents in chemical and petrochemical plants. Companies wanting to make improvements in their..