Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, May 29 to June 4: Predictive or preventive maintenance, IIoT’s potential, prescriptive maintenance, more

Articles about predictive vs. preventive maintenance, IIoT's potential, prescriptive maintenance, maintenance and the IIoT, and five positive IIoT benefits were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, May 29 to June 4. Were you out? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra June 5, 2017

Plant Engineering‘s top 5 most read articles from May 29 to June 4, covered predictive vs. preventive maintenance, IIoT’s potential, prescriptive maintenance, maintenance and the IIoT, and five positive IIoT benefits. Link to each article below.

1. Predictive vs. preventive: The debate—and the future

Though they have similarities, preventive maintenance (PM) and predictive maintenance (PdM) significantly differ in their execution.

2. Embracing IIoT’s potential for maintenance 

Companies can and should embrace and apply critical aspects of IIoT, including machine learning, analytics, and mobility.

3. The path to prescriptive maintenance

Three steps to drive reliability while preparing for IIoT.

4. Get your maintenance program ready for IIoT

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) provides many benefits for maintenance programs and companies looking to take advantage should take some proactive steps to make the transition seamless.

5. Five positive impacts from the IIoT on manufacturing

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has impacted manufacturing in areas such as predictive maintenance, safety, and supply chain visibility.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, May 29 to June 4, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.