LNS Research held this client-exclusive quarterly update to share recent quarter highlights and findings, insights from executive roundtables, and topics that are imperative among manufacturers right now.
This update, the analysts discussed the 2019 LNS research agenda, including:
Industrial Transformation (IX)
UPCOMING | The IX event.
Solution Selection Guides
UPCOMING | Solution Selection Guides for IIoT, Industrial Analytics, and Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM).
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Platform
HIGHLIGHTS | 45% of industrial organizations are already engaged in IX. The research is compelling. Companies all over the world are going beyond Continuous Improvement to achieve step-change improvements in business through IX programs.
UPCOMING | Artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning (ML) in IX and use cases and pilot purgatory in IX.
Factory of the Future
HIGHLIGHTS | 75% of companies have or plan a Digital Twin initiative. Companies using product lifecycle management (PLM) and the IIoT show more enthusiasm for Digital Twin technologies.
UPCOMING | Factory of the near future.
Asset Performance Management (APM) 4.0
HIGHLIGHTS | Process manufacturing companies are increasingly using Digital Twin to grow revenue, boost operating margins, and cut costs.
UPCOMING | Future of APM 4.0; cybersecurity and safety; and improving operational performance for the chemical industry.
UPCOMING | Digitally connected worker to reduce risk and drive plant productivity.
HIGHLIGHTS | Quality 4.0 technology selection best practices; use cases in pharma and med device; use case ladder; and increased adoption of EQMS to 25% over last year.
UPCOMING | Adoption of 31 Quality 4.0 use cases.
Life Sciences and Regulatory Compliance
UPCOMING | Compliance as a competitive differentiator.
Environment, Health and Safety (EHS)
HIGHLIGHTS | Connected EHSQ improves risk management and reduces risk; the median company with integrated EHSQ had 87% more capabilities to drive clear communication and shared technology to reduce rework, drive higher adoption, and accelerate adoption of new capabilities.
UPCOMING | Future-proofing the EHS management system.