It’s 2021. How’s your IIoT program doing?
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It’s 2021. How’s your IIoT program doing?

If you’ve been waiting until the time is right to begin focusing on your Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) initiatives, you just might be waiting too long. The fact is that the concept of interconnected applications, equipment, and technology is more than just an abstraction. The IIoT market is forecast to grow to $110.6 billion…

Kickstarting condition-based maintenance with a Connected Reliability Assessment

Kickstarting condition-based maintenance with a Connected Reliability Assessment

Just like every facility is different, every maintenance operations team faces different challenges in reaching their next equipment reliability goal. One obstacle in particular is more common these days, however. With the current pressures facing plant operations, many teams would like to start using digitalized condition monitoring or connected sensors on the Industrial Internet of…

Top 5 Reasons Why Companies’ IIoT Initiatives Fail

Top 5 Reasons Why Companies’ IIoT Initiatives Fail

By Brian Harrison According to a Fluke survey done in late 2019, some 50% of maintenance and reliability teams were actively planning Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) initiatives. This, of course, was before the massive change brought upon us all by the spread of the coronavirus. Still, at the time, more than half of those…

Maintenance automation and the P-F Curve – cocktail for the pandemic and beyond
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Maintenance automation and the P-F Curve – cocktail for the pandemic and beyond

The pandemic that has upended normalcy in 2020 is fueling urgency among maintenance leaders for system improvements previously viewed as “future considerations.” The ability to monitor asset health remotely, for example, has gone from a “want” to a “need”—something essential to stay productive in the near term and competitive over the long run. Around 82%…

How to get the best ROI for digitalizing your asset maintenance

How to get the best ROI for digitalizing your asset maintenance

The current crisis is making the benefits and value of flexibility in the Industrial Internet of Things more obvious than ever. It is driving more people to investigate how the cloud and IIoT with software-connected equipment and advanced analytics tools can turn data volumes into meaningful maintenance intelligence accessible onsite or remotely. However, maintenance leaders…

The new, post-pandemic world of maintenance and reliability

The new, post-pandemic world of maintenance and reliability

Reliability professionals such as Ramesh Gulati, a recognized expert in the field, have experienced one of the most dramatic slowdowns in the history of business and industry since the pandemic began in early 2020. Now Gulati is one of many evaluating how maintenance and reliability units can help lead their companies safely into recovery. Gulati…

Remote monitoring and other benefits of the cloud

Remote monitoring and other benefits of the cloud

Amid an overwhelming threat to physical and economic health, organizations are finding new ways to maintain business continuity. That is especially true for industrial maintenance and reliability groups that have already adopted new cloud-based technologies for asset monitoring, maintenance tracking, workflow management, and reporting. Many are in decent shape to maintain their operations within the…

Fluke Reliability and Industrial Talk Podcast discuss starting a reliability program
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Fluke Reliability and Industrial Talk Podcast discuss starting a reliability program

Fluke Reliability expert John Bernet appeared on the Industrial Talk Podcast with Scott MacKenzie. Bernet, an application specialist and Certified Maintenance Reliability Professional with decades of experience, provided insights into the long-term financial benefits that an optimized reliability program can have on an organization’s bottom line. By saving money and increasing efficiency, you will better…

Adopting a digital strategy
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Adopting a digital strategy

Christian Silbernagel of Fluke Reliability is featured on the Industrial Talk Podcast with Scott MacKenzie. In this episode, Christian talks about three key digital topics: – IIoT challenges and solutions – Smart data vs. big data – The power of connected reliability Silbernagel was an engineer for years before he drew on his experience and…

Manufacturing’s transformative path to the IIoT

Manufacturing’s transformative path to the IIoT

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