IBM announced a new collaboration with engineering consultancy firm Black and Veatch to combine IBM’s Maximo Application Suite of software products with Black and Veatch’s experience in the field of real-time data analytics. Remote access use has boomed over the past few years, as companies have sought to maximize productivity with fewer onsite workers. According to Automation World’s 2021 remote access survey, 67% of respondent companies are currently using some form of the technology. However, while pulling so much more data out of plants than in the past can provide new opportunities for optimization, it can also introduce unwieldly complexity. As the volume of data grows, software dashboards can become overwhelmed with updates, signals, and alarms that important information winds up being ignored entirely. AI (artificial intelligence) can solve this issue by helping end-users to sort through the many incoming datapoints more efficiently.
With the continued growth and evolution of Advanced Manufacturing International, Inc. (AMI), the