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Janice Abel
Principal Consultant
Janice Abel is a principal consultant at ARC and lead analyst in the areas of Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Operational Analytics, Batch Management Software (BMS) and Operator Training Simulators (OTS).  

Janice Abel is a principal consultant at ARC Advisory Group and lead analyst in the areas of Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence, Operational intelligence (Analytics), Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Batch Management Software (BMS), and Operator Training Simulators (OTS). 

Janice has done extensive research and consulting on automation technologies spanning the entire spectrum of process and manufacturing industries.  Her experience includes over 25 years of experience helping both suppliers and end-user clients develop strategic plans to market, adopt and use technologies.  She has been doing research and consulting for the chemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical, consumer products, medical devices, and other industries throughout most of her professional career. 

A long-time member of ISPE (International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers, she has served as chairperson for several ISPE committees, as well as President of the ISPE Boston Chapter. Janice is a frequent presenter and leader at ARC and ISPE conferences, including meetings on anti-counterfeiting and operational excellence, and has authored numerous articles throughout her career. 

Prior to joining ARC, she was the Director of Pharmaceutical Industry Marketing at The Foxboro Company, Validation Technologies, and Invensys (now Schneider-Electric.

Janice has a BS in Chemistry from Clark University, an MS in Chemical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and an MBA from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.


Recent Presentations
"Operational and Logistics Intelligence: The Future is Now", OSIsoft User Conference, 2016

"Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence (EMI): The Future is now," ARC Orlando Forum, 2016

"The Future is now: Analytics & Visualization," ARC Orlando Forum, 2016

"Catch a Cloud," OSIsoft User Conference, 2015

"Manufacturing Intelligence and ROI," ISA North Carolina, 2014

"Can Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence Make you Smarter?" ARC Worldwide Orlando Forum Presentation, 2014

"Operator Training Simulators Make you Smarter," ARC Worldwide Forum Presentation, 2014

 Recent Reports by this Analyst