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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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Advanced asset information exchange – e-commerce or plain data handover?

Plant asset information plays key role in operations and maintenance (O&M) and procurement processes that Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), material management and maintenance management (MRO – Maintain, Repair and Overhaul) systems run. The systems became part of ordinary business life more than 20 years ago. However, the external intercompany business processes in equipment and service procurement have mainly remained untouched since then. Why? Continue reading

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