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Organizations with no defined objectives for a CMMS implementation will never know if they’re successful. Courtesy: Smartware Group
HMI, OI January 19, 2017

Why CMMS implementations fail

Organizations that falter during their implementation project may end up falling short in their attempts to switch to effective strategies and spend the next few months scrambling to fix their mistakes.

By Smartware Group
Motor current analysis provides information on existing issues such as loose connections, burned windings, and grounded windings. Courtesy: CFE Media
HMI, OI January 13, 2017

How does motor current analysis help motors?

Motor current analysis provides information on existing issues such as loose connections, burned windings, and grounded windings.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
The ELM series EtherCAT measurement technology modules are designed to lower the use of raw materials and engery in machine and plants while forming the basis for advanced condition monitoring and predictive maintenance. Courtesy: Beckoff
HMI, OI January 9, 2017

Measurement technology modules

The ELM series is designed to lower the use of raw materials and energy in machine and plants while forming the basis for advanced condition monitoring and predictive maintenance.

By Beckoff
Here are the costs incurred within the project life cycle. Courtesy: Moxa
HMI, OI January 6, 2017

Six ways to lower IIoT network costs

One consequence of the IIoT trend is that purchasing devices for your network isn’t the end of your expenditure.

By Richard Wood, Moxa Inc.
Delivering IIoT: Pioneer Energy Mobile Alkane Gas Separators produce both methane and natural gas liquid streams at well sites. Courtesy: Seeq
HMI, OI January 5, 2017

IIoT arrives; It’s time to get started

Implementation is not only practical, but now is a competitive necessity.

By Michael Risse, Seeq Corporation
“Businesses will be able to better act on data, which will lead to better management of factory equipment and assets, improved manufacturing processes and more effective management of production resources.” Courtesy: IBM
HMI, OI December 22, 2016

IBM: Data management is driving the IIoT revolution

Better analysis and more collaboration needed to take full advantage of IIoT’s accelerated use.

By Jiani Zhang, IBM Watson Internet of Things
Modular solutions can ensure ensure maximum flexibility and precision. Courtesy: Lenze
HMI, OI December 13, 2016

In the IIoT age, automation simplifies work

Intelligent and connected machines are more flexible and better equipped to manufacture customized products.

By Doug Burns, Lenze Americas
The wide range of skills and experiences gained from a multigenerational workforce can drive high productivity once reigned in. Courtesy: Smartware Group
HMI, OI December 9, 2016

Three tips to train a multigenerational workforce

Managing a generationally-diverse maintenance staff can be challenging at times, but the wide range of skills and experiences gained from a multigenerational workforce can drive high productivity once reigned in.

By Paul Lachance, president, Smartware Group
HMI, OI December 6, 2016

Scalable multi-core platform

The i.MX 6 COMBO Series is a scalable multi-core platform that is designed for applications which require high performance in low power or a thermally constrained environment.

By Portwell
The M4x.22xx series digitizers are designed for automated testing applications where wideband electronic signals need to be acquired and analyzed. Courtesy: Spectrum
HMI, OI December 5, 2016

Digitizers for wideband applications

The M4x.22xx series digitizers are designed for automated testing applications where wideband electronic signals need to be acquired and analyzed.

By Spectrum