How To Use Business Intelligence In Manufacturing

How To Use Business Intelligence In Manufacturing

How To Use Business Intelligence In Manufacturing Business intelligence software has never been a hotter tool for just about every industry. Recent acquisitions of major providers, like Tableau, have highlighted just how valuable businesses view technology that helps...
How is IOT useful in manufacturing?

How is IOT useful in manufacturing?

Smart manufacturing, Industry 4.0, big data, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) — however you refer to the advent of cloud computing, affordable sensors and connected machines and devices, they are changing manufacturing in profound ways. This blog will outline...
How To Analyze Machine Downtime?

How To Analyze Machine Downtime?

How do I conduct a machine downtime analysis? If you’re experiencing loss of productivity because of downtime, you are looking for answers. How much downtime am I experiencing? What is causing it and why? How much is it costing me? An accurate analysis of your...
How is Data Science Used in Manufacturing Companies?

How is Data Science Used in Manufacturing Companies?

Data science is a multidisciplinary field responsible for the management and visualizing of all types of data, big and small. It is the study of statistics and probability, which when fed enough data into the right data model can provide powerful insights for...
Does scheduled downtime affect OEE?

Does scheduled downtime affect OEE?

Does scheduled downtime affect OEE? OEE (overall equipment effectiveness) is a metric used by manufacturers to determine the overall efficiency of their machines. Manufacturers often wonder how scheduled downtime affects OEE since downtime can be a reflection of...
How To Accurately Report on Downtime?

How To Accurately Report on Downtime?

How do we ensure that the downtime data that we have is accurate? There’s a saying in marksmanship that when shooting a rifle “precision leads to accuracy”. The basic premise being that a rifleman who consistently puts a group of shots on target and close together...
What KPIs Do I Need For a Food Manufacturing Company?

What KPIs Do I Need For a Food Manufacturing Company?

What KPIs do I need for a food manufacturing company? Food manufacturers are faced with unique challenges. The business has to be able to run production so that it meets order volume while maintaining a consistently high-quality product. This means having a set of...