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Why invest in predictive maintenance
Article 02/25/2020

Invest in Predictive Maintenance? Benefits and Risks of Investing in PdM

The purpose of Predictive Maintenance Programs (PMP) is to prevent and/or reduce unscheduled outage of equipment. The direct business benefits are in reduced maintenance costs, maintenance time spent and number of breakdowns.

Industry 4.0 predictive maintenance - analytics, for manufacturers to reduce costs
Article 09/26/2019

OEM 4.0 – Three Ways Valve and Pump Manufacturers Can Turn Data into Dollars

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is transforming manufacturing. While some businesses respond to these developments with fears of a disruptive change, others can foresee the potential for profits in the use of data, artificial intelligence and IIoT.

Infographic of the fourth industrial revolution. Inneficient equipment can increase costs up to 60%. Predictive maintenance can save up to 60% costs.
Article 07/25/2019

Three Myths About Manufacturing in the Times of Big Data and AI

Big data, the internet of things and artificial intelligence have changed manufacturing in unprecedented ways. What are the myths that the ability to collect data from machines to monitor their condition and predict their behavior have brought?

Digital twin of a centrifugal pump showing the real-time pressure and flow
Article 06/25/2019

Big Data in Small Places – 5 Ways your Pumps and Valves Can Save you Millions

Smart companies are saving millions of dollars on their industrial assets using big data to predict and resolve problems before they even arise. That means lower maintenance costs, higher efficiency, more uptime and less unplanned outages.

Situational Awareness
Article 03/13/2019

How to Improve Situational Awareness Part 1

An information overload on alarm generation of assets does not allow operators to take timely and appropriate responses. Consequential alarm/event analysis help to greatly reduce irrelevant alarms.

Citizen Data Science – a Driver for Better IoT and CEP Solutions
Article 01/08/2019

Citizen Data Science – a Driver for Better IoT and CEP Solutions

Strategic and Operational intelligence demands new tools and solutions using better analytics, especially connecting Machine Learning (ML) techniques on live event and data streams to enable Predictive & Prescriptive Analytics.

Engineer in a plant streaming asset data to detect issues early and improve asset integrity
Article 11/22/2018

Starting an CBM/PdM Project – Key Learnings

This post describes key learnings that we have experienced at UReason in various CBM/PdM endeavours; they are centered around: Process, Ambition and Leadership & Support

Industrial Internet of Things
Article 08/05/2018

IIoT Communication Readiness – What You Need to Know

The communication layer in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is responsible for relaying sensor values from the field to northbound processing of this data and the southbound control.

Predictive Maintenance ohne Buzzwords
Article 07/26/2018

The Industrial Internet of Things – Hype or Reality?

IIoT is IoT technology mixed with machine learning, (big-)data and stream processing of data and events. The objective to improve operational efficiency which can be reduction of waste, energy usage, extending assets remaining useful lifetime etc.