Research: Hot Topics

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IoT & Predictive Maintenance

Key Research Findings

The ever-increasing amount of highly actionable data from assets, machines, mobile workers and operational processes creates a new opportunity for the world of asset management. IoT is causing a shift in maintenance from tactical execution and processing

The ever-increasing amount of highly actionable data from assets, machines, mobile workers and operational processes creates a new opportunity for the world of asset management. IoT is causing a shift in maintenance from tactical execution and processing work orders towards asset

The ever-increasing amount of highly actionable data from assets, machines, mobile workers and operational processes creates a new opportunity for the world of asset management. IoT is causing a shift in maintenance from tactical execution and processing work orders towards asset analytics and predictive maintenance. Many organizations are already using sensor data for operations, however, this data isn’t always feeding into their asset management systems. The focus on improving the direct connection between asset sensors and the maintenance organization is a key focus for asset-intensive organizations in 2018.

User Experience

Key Research Findings

User Experience (UX) was quickly identified as one of the top issues. Organizations are seeking ways to improve productivity by creating an intuitive user experience while successfully managing the change in process. Organizations are operating in an

User Experience (UX) was quickly identified as one of the top issues. Organizations are seeking ways to improve productivity by creating an intuitive user experience while successfully managing the change in process. Organizations are operating in an ever-changing technology landscape

User Experience (UX) was quickly identified as one of the top issues. Organizations are seeking ways to improve productivity by creating an intuitive user experience while successfully managing the change in process. Organizations are operating in an ever-changing technology landscape and need to gain fast user adoption while implementing robust training programs. New technologies in this area are fundamentally changing the user’s interaction with systems and facilitating collaboration across asset owners.

Planning & Scheduling

Key Research Findings

It comes as no surprise why planning & scheduling continues to be a hot topic for maintenance and asset management professionals. Effective and efficient planning & scheduling can improve a company’s ROI and help maximize productivity. Hence,

It comes as no surprise why planning & scheduling continues to be a hot topic for maintenance and asset management professionals. Effective and efficient planning & scheduling can improve a company’s ROI and help maximize productivity. Hence, why it is more critical now than

It comes as no surprise why planning & scheduling continues to be a hot topic for maintenance and asset management professionals. Effective and efficient planning & scheduling can improve a company’s ROI and help maximize productivity. Hence, why it is more critical now than ever for organizations to develop a clear preventative maintenance plan to drive successful planning & scheduling.

Mobility

Key Research Findings

Whether it be in our personal lives or in the workplace, mobility is central to the way we operate. In 2018, organizations are reevaluating how they use mobility and are investigating solutions to incorporate into their overall technology strategy. Maintenance

Whether it be in our personal lives or in the workplace, mobility is central to the way we operate. In 2018, organizations are reevaluating how they use mobility and are investigating solutions to incorporate into their overall technology strategy. Maintenance and asset management

Whether it be in our personal lives or in the workplace, mobility is central to the way we operate. In 2018, organizations are reevaluating how they use mobility and are investigating solutions to incorporate into their overall technology strategy. Maintenance and asset management professionals are also challenged with how information is communicated beyond the plant, and how this impacts their system, user experience and data.

Master Data

Key Research Findings

As technology continues to evolve, the quality of an organization’s master data becomes even more integral to its success. Maintenance departments are receiving an increased amount of pressure to run efficient plants and must rely on data to help optimize

As technology continues to evolve, the quality of an organization’s master data becomes even more integral to its success. Maintenance departments are receiving an increased amount of pressure to run efficient plants and must rely on data to help optimize costs. However, most struggle

As technology continues to evolve, the quality of an organization’s master data becomes even more integral to its success. Maintenance departments are receiving an increased amount of pressure to run efficient plants and must rely on data to help optimize costs. However, most struggle to trust their master data which often contains manual data entry errors and inaccurate records. Organizations are ultimately looking to create a corporate culture of accountability around master data standards and integrity so that data can be a reliable and strategic tool for the business.

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