Author Archives: Arto Marttinen

Digitalizing technical information exchange

The Finnish Maritime and Process Industry had their first joint DBE Core workshop on Friday, August 25th. The subject of the workshop was digitalization of technical information exchange. Continue reading

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Blockchain and smart contracts smoothen industry digitalization

Industry digitalization requires commonly agreed standards, automated intercompany business processes and business rules to manage these multilateral processes. Modern API technology flavored with blockchain and smart contracts helps solving the integration and trust challenges. These are the basic elements of the Maritime and Process Industry Supply Chain development projects that are leading industry digitalization. DBE Core (Digital Business Ecosystem) visions are coming true! Continue reading

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Digitalization revolutionizes Operation & Maintenance

Digitalization revolutionizes Operations & Maintenance in process industry – tells the Operations & Maintenance committee of the Finnish Society of Automation in ithe newest article of the Automatioväylä magazine (Nr5 2016 pp26-28) Continue reading

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Digitalizing process industry plant lifecycle businesses

Digitalization is emerging in every branch of life. It is also expected to bring up unforeseen business efficiency for process industry plant lifecycle businesses – from capital investment projects to operations and maintenance of industrial plants. As every company has its own viewpoints and opportunities to digitalization, it has been challenging to find out what it actually takes from an individual company. The inspiring discussions at the recent (20. Sep. 2016) Finnish forest industry workshop proved this once again. Continue reading

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Order and Confirmation in process industry networks

Purchase Order and Order Confirmation are commercial business documents that define a trade transaction. In complex multilateral process industry lifecycle business the related engineering and plant asset information is at least as important and valuable as goods (hardware), the subject … Continue reading

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Cracking cost saving potential exist in intercompany information exchange

Cracking cost saving potential exist in intercompany information exchange – says ProMaint magazine (published by the Finnish Maintenance Society). Digitalization of intercompany information exchange has got its moment in time. New national development project is starting! Read, what ProMaint says about the Finnish process industry targets and urges. The article is in Finnish.
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Process industry’s digital ecosystem is waking up to a new morning

Businesses are constantly improving their internal business processes and competence. Digitalization through IoT, cloud services, e-commerce and many other new things bring up various incoherent demands to their IT systems. In this environment the challenge is to organize business processes with the external partners in a proper yet transparent way. External business processes mean intercompany information exchange that often may be multilateral. Several companies may work together each bringing its best competence to achieve a common goal. Continue reading

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Small step for a company – giant leap for process industry!

The Finnish process industry “plant lifecycle business ecosystem” is planning to take a quantum leap to improve business efficiency through digitalization. Digital transformation in process industry means networked connection of people, business process, data and things – internally in every company and externally between companies. Continue reading

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Process industry in the breach of digital era

Digital era is challenging also process industry companies. Electronic business transactions are gradually superseding traditional manual transactions also in capital investment projects and in operations and maintenance. This has already happened in e-invoicing, but just about starting in other far wider areas of intercompany information exchange. The article is in Finnish. Continue reading

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Minimizing efforts in intercompany information exchange

The CollaXion™ information brokering service brings efficiency and cost savings to Operation & Maintenance activities and investment projects. Continue reading

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