Industrial incidents and plant safety… Let’s lead, not lag.

Industrial incidents and plant safety… Let’s lead, not lag.

How can we use plant and systems data to catch plant Incidents before they manifest? Too often, following an industrial incident, the question arises… Why didn’t we see this coming with all the data we have? Furthermore, most conversations about plant systems revolve around work execution control, PPE, and simple dashboards that merely report incidents… READ MORE

Leveraging OSIsoft PI AF in pursuit of High Reliability with Siemens XHQ

Leveraging OSIsoft PI AF in pursuit of High Reliability with Siemens XHQ

Whilst most companies are spending time explaining what big data is and why we should all jump on the big data train to somewhere, we prefer to invest our resources into real-world business problems.  Starting from the angle of business challenges and driving continuous improvement means that we can deliver solutions based on the proactive… READ MORE

IT Vizion, the XHQ specialists

IT Vizion, the XHQ specialists

Solution Support and Remote development from the XHQ specialists It has been just over 18 months since we introduced our remote solution support service for Siemens XHQ and so far it has been a resounding success. Rewind a few years and we found that customers needed help and support that was above and beyond the… READ MORE

High Reliability and Prescriptive Maintenance Solutions

High Reliability and Prescriptive Maintenance Solutions

Thank you for attending our webinar! Mike Brooks, President of Mtell provided some practical insights into how Mtell can efficiently reduce unplanned outages, minimize expensive repairs or prevent unnecessary maintenance through effective early warning alerts and prescriptive maintenance. We heard real world examples of how Mtell predictive analytics can: Identify emerging risks to people, plant… READ MORE

Key Problems with KPIs

Key Problems with KPIs a.k.a “…here’s another nice metric mess we’ve gotten ourselves into” The mere mention of the acronym KPI and you can almost hear the collective shaking of heads and rolling of the eyeballs. How have so many companies ended up in such a metric mess? Here are some observations of why KPI/Metric/Indicator… READ MORE

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