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183-Transitioning to CMMS with Steve Ricard

Transitioning to CMMS with Steve Ricard

CMMS stands for Computerized Maintenance Management System. These systems have been in existence since somewhere around 1965. They have, however, seen a dramatic shift from punch cards to the modern architecture we see today.

Steve Ricard of Fiix joins in this episode to share his insights on how organizations can make a successful transition from older to more modern CMMS.

The focus areas for the episode are:

  • How to know when to transition?
  • What drives organisations to make the shift?
By |-0001-11-30T00:00:00-05:00November 12th, 2019|Comments Off on 183-Transitioning to CMMS with Steve Ricard

SMRP 02 – Gaining Control of Process Control

Gaining Control of Process Control

In this episode, James interviews Keith Staton of Weyerhaeuser. Keith has had a long career in reliability and got his start with the Navy. He is now the maintenance and reliability director for 14 Weyerhaeuser plants and just published a paper titled Gaining Control of Process Control which inspired this episode.

In this episode we covered:

  • Automatic process control.
  • Getting better control of process controls.
  • The pitfalls of a lack of controls and standardization.
  • How you can begin to better take control of your processes.

To begin with, Keith walks us through the concept of […]

By |-0001-11-30T00:00:00-05:00November 11th, 2019|Comments Off on SMRP 02 – Gaining Control of Process Control

Electronic Monitoring With Simon Jagers

Electronic Monitoring With Simon Jagers

Impact the environment and your bottom line with better monitoring.

In this episode, James interviews Simon Jagers, founder of Semiotic Labs. Semiotic Labs creates and markets smart machine-monitoring technologies and Simon is a passionate advocate for the power of this technology to reduce wasted time, energy, and costs. Simon walks us through the motor monitoring systems popular today and how modern motor current signature analysis (MCSA) and a web connection allows monitoring to be done safer and more cost-efficient than ever.

In this episode we covered:

  • Semiotics and creating practical tools for the internet […]
By |-0001-11-30T00:00:00-05:00November 5th, 2019|Comments Off on Electronic Monitoring With Simon Jagers

SMRP 07 – IoT Readiness with Kevin Clark

SMRP 07 – IoT Readiness with Kevin Clark

The internet of Things (IoT) is often assumed to be understood by everyone. However, there is somewhat of a disconnect between what we know IoT to be, and actually implementing it especially on larger scale. 

Kevin Clark helps us clear the air around IoT and how organizations can prepare themselves to make the most of it.

A few of the highlights touch on:

  • Why organisations should bother with IoT today
  • How to prepare for IoT implementation
By |-0001-11-30T00:00:00-05:00October 31st, 2019|Comments Off on SMRP 07 – IoT Readiness with Kevin Clark

Pilot to Full Scale Adoption of iIoT with Arun Santhebennur

Pilot to Full Scale Adoption of iIoT with Arun Santhebennur

The Industrial Internet of Things is not an initiative. It is now a real-world application. For organizations that are data-driven, IIoT is where rubber meets the road.

The fourth industrial revolution being hallmarked by growing networks around people and things. As the internet becomes more mature, we re seeing a new era of innovations building on to the influence created by social media. It is the Internet of Things (IoT) which aims to connect people to smart devices. Industry players are seeking ways of leaner and smarter production […]

By |-0001-11-30T00:00:00-05:00October 29th, 2019|Comments Off on Pilot to Full Scale Adoption of iIoT with Arun Santhebennur