Industrial IT solutions digital transformation partner and exclusive UK & Ireland distributor of AVEVA software, SolutionsPT is tackling down-time in industrial settings by releasing a step-by-step guide aimed at onsite operators and boardroom-based CEOs alike. The free-to-download guide and accompanying blogs and webinars offer simple advice for any company looking to improve productivity by increasing the amount of time their facility is operational.
Guided by the latest best practices for digital transformation, the guide demonstrates how the optimum set of hardware, software and managed services can dramatically reduce down-time and improve productivity without high cost changes to plant operations.
Andy Graham, Solutions Manager, SolutionsPT said: “We understand that Digital Transformation can seem a daunting challenge for any enterprise, since it entails the integration of digital technology into all areas of a business - across people, processes and technology. Our Down with Downtime series, and in particular the step-by step guide, sets out an approach that focuses on down-time, offering immediate productivity dividends.
"Most importantly, getting a handle on down-time and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) can be a simple process, using existing enterprise data that offers actionable insight to improved productivity and reduced inefficiency within a few days. The guide uses our tried and tested approach to setting meaningful and achievable targets, connecting and contextualising relevant data and turning it into sustainable improvements in output.”
The Down with Downtime content is the latest offering from SolutionsPT as it continues its mission to help drive continuous improvement and success for UK & Ireland industrial enterprises through the identification and deployment of digital solutions, such as AVEVA Insight, a free 45 day trial of which is available as part of the campaign.
Sue Roche, General Manager, SolutionsPT added: “Our vision is for every industrial enterprise to successfully harness digital technology to maximise their human potential and achieve excellence in engineering, operations and asset management. Our Down with Downtime content is further evidence of our commitment to sharing our knowledge and supporting enterprises as they transition to a digital future.”
Tackling down-time by being able to closely monitor OEE and make informed decisions to improve productivity and reduce inefficiency is an important step in the digital transformation journey every industrial enterprise now understands is crucial to their continued sustainability and growth. An automated, live, data-based understanding of production not only provides an immediate return on investment, but also underpins numerous other digital transformation enhancements by highlighting where future investment in equipment, flexibility, R&D, skills, software, and connectivity into the business level of the operation will be most effective.
If you are looking to reduce your unplanned down-time on the road to a digitally transformed enterprise, get started incrementally with the step-by-step guide. For further learning, head to the three-episode webinar series, breaking down the key elements of down-time like; operational efficiency, asset reliability and powering productivity.