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Cognitive solutions and surviving the crew change

Written by Karen Lewis | May 12, 2017 | Asset Management

Easing workforce transitions Managing human resources—the most valuable asset of all—comes with its own special set of challenges and solutions. Long-term employees, for example, are continually edging toward retirement, which can mean a loss of knowledge and skills—and the expense of training new employees. This transition from an aging workforce to a younger workforce—often referred ...read more


How to get meaningful insight from your assets

Written by Scott Stukel | May 10, 2017 | Asset Management

How many of you have uprooted your organization and implemented an expensive Asset Management software package, trained hundreds of users? You constantly feed data to the system, like a zookeeper feeding a hungry lion, only to realize you are not getting anything actionable out of it? In my career of nearly 28 years in the ...read more


Which asset maintenance strategy should you be using?

Written by Sarah Dudley | May 4, 2017 | Asset Management

Maintaining machines and equipment at optimal performance levels can be a constant battle. With a plethora of different strategies to address up keep of your critical assets, it can be daunting to determine which is most cost-effective and successful in the long run.  Should you follow a pre-determined  schedule? Should you wait until there is ...read more


How to nurse a sick robot back to health

Written by Karen Lewis and | April 25, 2017 | Robotics

How do you know when a robot is feeling under the weather? You can’t tell when a robot is not well just by looking at it – you need to use data to help understand what’s happening. Today, for example, if I imagine all the robots on the floor at Hannover Messe are on an ...read more