Operational Technology Viewpoints

Insights on emerging technologies, practices, and processes for enhancing operational excellence.

Feb
14
2018
Janice Abel — Industry Trends

Getting Value from the Digital Transformation and Advanced Analytics

At this year’s ARC forum there are many users presenting how they are using advanced analytics and making the digital transformation. In one session, called “digitizing intelligence, from Analytics to Bots” the users will demonstrate how they are taking advantage of advanced analytics tools and bots to improve business and production outcomes.
Feb
13
2018
Janice Abel — Technology Trends

Innovative Artificial Intelligence: From Analytics to Robots

Recently an energy company completed several innovative artificial intelligence (AI) Pilot projects that applied artificial intelligence to the electric utility’s operations’ assets and to maintenance activities using humanoid robots from industrial analytics to bots.
Feb
09
2018
Janice Abel — Technology Trends

Transforming Process Data into Value

Companies still struggle with obtaining the intelligence and value that is needed to make better business decisions. There’s a lot of value from data that you are collecting and data that has already been collected. Data and application should bring insights to operations, because today’s operations are based on big data. Many companies are using new applications like advanced analytics to bring more value from transforming this process data
Feb
08
2018
Pranav Misal — Industry Trends

Amtrak Crash Raises Questions on the Rail Service

Tragedy prone Amtrak suffered another accident this week when it crashed into stationary CSX train in South Carolina. Adding to the crisis, several cars of Acela decoupled itself from each other, and a train carrying members of republican congress slammed into the garbage truck.

Feb
07
2018
Paul Miller — Technology Trends

What is ITOT Convergence?

IT/OT convergence is accelerating at a rapid rate and plays an important role in the digital transformation of industry and infrastructure, but challenges remain.
Feb
05
2018
Sharada Prahladrao — Technology Trends

India Discusses Technology-driven Transformation at World Economic Forum

Mr. Modi spoke about how technology-driven transformation has a ripple effect; at one level it deeply impacts our everyday lives and conversations, and at the next it influences politics and economy. In this context he spoke about social media and how data is the biggest asset.
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