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Power and Energy: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Adopting the ISO 55000 Asset Management Framework for the Power Industry

[White Paper]
Today, power utilities face many challenges, including interconnected digital technologies and regulatory requirements. These risks can be managed with ISO 55000 implementation and certification.Read More
Other Markets: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Managing Operational Technology Cyber Risk as a Critical Safety Hazard

[White Paper]
There has been a significant shift in operations as OT networks converge with IT networks. While this increased connectivity has benefits, it also exposes these systems to cyber risks.Read More
Other Markets: Safety, Risk and Compliance

The Rise of Industrial Cyber Attacks

Recently, a surge of ransomware attacks has crippled critical American infrastructure, disrupted major supply chains and revealing that no firm—big or small—is safe from these duplicitous cyber attacks.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Adaptation of Ultrasonic NDE Technology for Marine and Offshore

An ultrasonic non-destructive evaluation (NDE) solution that supports the expanded use of composite materials to extend service life is now available for the marine and offshore industry. Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

How the Petrochemical Industry Can Enhance Extreme Weather Resilience

Is your petrochemical facility located near a waterway? Learn how you can mitigate disruptive impacts from extreme weather events.Read More
Power and Energy: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Solar Power Station Risk Assessments: What You Need to Know

Are you prepared for the impact natural disasters can have on the solar market? Our state-of-the-art Catastrophe Modeling Platforms provide invaluable expertise.Read More
Other Markets: Safety, Risk and Compliance

The Road to Maintenance and Reliability: What You Need to Know [Part 2]

The journey to maintenance and reliability excellence continues. At this point, you’ve already asked yourself five (5) key questions.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Spares Management: Overcoming Overstocking in the Marine and Offshore Industries

[White Paper]
How is Spares Management handled in your organization? Identifying a method to optimize your spare part stocking strategies is critical to cost savings.Read More
Other Markets: Safety, Risk and Compliance

The Road to Maintenance and Reliability: What You Need to Know [Part 1]

When it comes to maintenance and reliability, how can you achieve world-class results? Here are five (5) reliability-based questions for your organization to consider on the journey to accomplishing maintenance and reliability best practices.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Hacking the Ship Scenario: An Offshore Supply Vessel's Dynamic Positioning System

A single cybersecurity incident can result in persistent, costly service disruption. In this case scenario, we analyze what happens when a hacker targets your vessel during an automated operation like dynamic positioning. Read More
Other Markets: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Data Analytics: Data Science Tools for Safety Risk Management

[White Paper]
Read how organizations are leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data tools to improve safety and risk management.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Technical Inspection and Verification, Safety, Risk and Compliance

Offshore Asset Integrity: Do You Have An Effective AIM Program?

How can operators identify crucial gaps and deficiencies to maintain critical offshore assets? Each company needs an effective asset integrity management program addressing operational and catastrophic risks.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Cybersecurity Requirements for Offshore Facilities

MTSA-regulated facilities must implement effective cybersecurity programs following Coast Guard guidance. Does your facility security plan measure up?Read More
Other Markets: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Hydrogen Fuel: What You Need to Know

With a legal requirement for carbon emissions to reach net zero by 2050, H2 is back in the mainstream as an alternative fuel.Read More
Other Markets: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Beirut Explosion Podcast and Infographic: Understanding Catastrophic Risk

Listen to technical insights about the ammonium nitrate explosion from ABS Group's incident investigation team and view an infographic illustrating our analysis.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

What is Inventory of Hazardous Materials?

Owners need a seamless and effective way to meet IHM requirements. NS has developed comprehensive capabilities to help ship owners comply with IHM requirements.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Improving Safety Culture and Performance

Establishing an effective safety learning culture will help organisations achieve sustainable safety performance and compliance.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

COMAH Regulation: What is Occupied Building Risk Assessment?

Establishing an effective safety learning culture will help organisations achieve sustainable safety performance and compliance.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

COVID-19's Other Viral Threat: Cyber

With businesses restarting operations and employees returning to work, how do we address latent cyber risk as exposed networks snap back from home to office?Read More
Safety, Risk and Compliance

What is Data Science? Applying Analytics to Risk Management

[Video]
Companies are now collecting more data than ever before as they strive to solve their toughest operational challenges. But, how can you be sure you're doing enough?Read More
Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

A Primer on IMO Cyber Risk Management Guidelines

[Primer]
Meeting the IMO Cyber Risk Management Guidelines will require a comprehensive set of cyber risk controls to demonstrate defense in depth and breadth. Request our primer covering a path to compliance.Read More
Safety, Risk and Compliance; Asset Performance Management

10 Leading Safety Practices to Improve Operational Performance

From right-sized maintenance and cyber security to data analytics for risk management, these are the safety and industrial risk practices you need to know for better performance in 2020. Read More
Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Improving Vessel Operations with Mobile Apps

[Video]
Mobile apps allow anytime, anywhere access to data. Hear Maritime expert Brandi Whitehurst explain how NS Mobile helps mariners stay connected to vessel operations.Read More
Other Markets: Safety, Risk and Compliance

A Bowtie Risk Model for COVID-19

View a bowtie risk model showing a systematic analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic published by the Energy Insititute and Center for Chemical Process Safety.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Cyber Security Solutions for Operational Technology

[Video]
New digital tools provide benefits to industrial operations but also pose more risks to the safety of marine and offshore assets. Hear Cyber Security expert Marcia Lee share why cyber safety matters.Read More
Industrial Manufacturing, Oil, Gas and Chemical: Technical Inspection and Verification

Infographic: 5 Steps to Certify Pressure Equipment Integrity

View our infographic showing an efficient process for documenting and verifying the mechanical integrity of pressure equipment in five steps. Read More
Industrial Manufacturing, Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Midstream and Downstream Asset Integrity Management

[White Paper]
What is an effective strategy for managing asset integrity in oil, gas and chemical processes? Request our white paper introducing full asset lifecycle risk management solutions.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Asset Performance Management; Software Solutions

Improving Data Capture for Maritime Operations with Nautical Systems

Fleet management software helps mariners monitor their asset performance, comply with regulations and assure crew safety in a digital era. Discover how Nautical Systems is building the platform of the future for fleet management.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical, Industrial Manufacturing: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Why Asset Integrity Management Matters

[Video]
Effective and efficient asset integrity management programs can help improve the return on investment of current and future operations.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Process Safety Culture: Key Element to Improve Operational Performance

[Webinar Series]
Explore our insights on how to perform an effective safety culture assessment and create a robust safety culture program based on HSE values and risk based guidelines.Read More
Asset Performance Management

Have You Set the Appropriate Asset Reliability Goals?

Asset-intensive businesses that want to cultivate truly reliable shop floor processes must carefully map out their end goals.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Advanced Engineering, Safety, Risk and Compliance

What You Need to Know About Facility Siting and Revalidation

One of the key required components of facility siting is revalidation. Gain more insight into this process safety management requirement and the facility siting cycle.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

What is the Proposed Cybersecurity Policy for US Port and Marine Facilities?

Read our insights on the new U.S. Coast Guard policy, and learn how we are leading research efforts to build a cyber risk framework for U.S. port and marine terminal facilities.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical, Industrial Manufacturing: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Industry 4.0: Improving Mechanical Integrity and Reliability with Data Analytics

As technology innovations continue to reshape the industrial landscape, operators are transforming data into intelligent business solutions.Read More
Other Markets: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Mapping Process Safety Data to Mitigate Cultural Hazards

Following over a decade of research to understand the underlying cultural issues that lead to major incidents, we developed a next-generation root cause analysis solution for improving organizational performance.Read More
Asset Performance Management

Video: Data-Driven Maintenance and Reliability Solutions

David Knowles, Director of Enterprise Asset Management, discusses maintenance and reliability solutions at Pharma TechOps USA 2019. Read More
Life Sciences: Asset Performance Management

Asset Lifecycle Management: Modern Considerations

[Technical Presentation]
Request our Pharma TechOps USA 2019 presentation analyzing a lifecycle management roadmap, including digital transformation, for the pharmaceutical industry.Read More
Other Markets: Asset Performance Management

3 Key Milestones in the Facilities Asset Management Journey

What are three milestones facility managers should surpass on the road toward more effective and efficient asset management?Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical, Industrial Manufacturing: Technical Inspection and Verification

5 Steps for Improving Risk Based Inspection Assessments

What are the common pitfalls of risk based inspection (RBI)? Our mechanical integrity team explores five ways to improve the effectiveness of RBI assessments.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical, Other Markets: Safety, Risk and Compliance

7 Best Practices for Major CAPEX Project Success Assurance

Read our lessons learned to help asset owners plan for project success and help assure their return on investment in large-scale industrial developments.Read More
Industrial Manufacturing, Other Markets: Asset Performance Management

Reliability Engineering in the Era of Predictive Analytics

As the Reliability and Maintenance industry continues to adapt to the latest digital tools and predictive analytics, how critical is the role of the Reliability Engineer?Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Effective and Efficient Inspections through Damage Mechanism Assessment

[Technical Presentation]
Request our 2018 PMIES Expo presentation outlining the benefits of performing a damage mechanism assessment to improve efficiency and process safety.Read More
Power and Energy, Industrial Manufacturing: Asset Performance Management

Uptime Magazine: Reducing Energy Usage Costs in Manufacturing Facilities

[Industry Article]
Read how we helped MedImmune reduce operational costs and increase reliability following the successful installation of a new combined heat and power system at its biotechnology R&D facility.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Mechanical Integrity for Midstream and Downstream Industrial Assets

Read our insights highlighting the risk-based approach taken by our mechanical integrity experts to assess, manage and track the condition of midstream and downstream industrial assets.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Addressing Mechanical Integrity in Oil, Gas and Chemical Facilities

[Executive Perspective]
Inspection plans should be designed to proactively detect and quantify the risk of damage. Learn more about our experience and approach developing cost-effective and compliant mechanical integrity programs.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Improving Process Safety Performance: We Wrote the Book

For nearly 50 years, ABS Group has provided guidance to help process industries improve PSM and HSE performance. See what publications we've authored for the Center for Chemical Process Safety.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Cyber Security: A Simple Approach to Understanding Cyber Risk in OT Assets

Using the FCI Cyber Risk process, marine and offshore owners/operators can apply a cost-effective risk mitigation strategy across their assets and fleets. Here's how.Read More
Life Sciences: Asset Performance Management

Maintenance – Cost Burden or Value Generator?

[Technical Presentation]
Request our Pharma TechOps 2018 presentation outlining the value of measuring the cost of performance and improving your company's maintenance strategy.Read More
Industrial Manufacturing, Government: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Industrial Security Risk: Food and Agriculture Defense

As threats to the Food and Agriculture sector continue to grow and the challenges for businesses to protect their supply chains increase, security risk management is mission-critical.Read More
Life Sciences: Asset Performance Management

Can EAM Technology Aid Medical Device Manufacturing in 2018?

[White Paper]
How can EAM technology help medical device manufacturers streamline production in 2018? Request our white paper to learn more.Read More
Asset Performance Management

Critical Prerequisites for Asset Reliability Program Implementation

Asset reliability programs reduce the likelihood of mechanical breakdowns and the operational aftershocks that follow. Read our prerequisites for facilitating smooth asset reliability program implementation.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

3 Tips to Maximize Bowtie Risk Management

How can facility managers strengthen safety barrier effectiveness using bowties? Read our three tips to avoid common mistakes and improve your hazard risk management. Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Technical Inspection and Verification

Mechanical Integrity: Equipment Documentation and Certification Requirements

What are the documentation requirements for industrial equipment? We review the API and NBIC inspection standards and list five steps for managing equipment certification.Read More
Asset Performance Management

Empowering Reliability Leaders with IBM Maximo's Predictive Analytics

Data-driven asset management is critical for modern maintenance programs to minimize downtime, optimize reliability and maximize value over the entire asset lifecycle.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Oil, Gas and Chemical Facility Recovery and Startup Support Following Flood Disaster

In the aftermath of natural disasters, it is important to be extra vigilant in adhering to process safety principles when restarting oil, gas and chemical facility systems. Learn more about natural hazards recovery risk management. Read More
Government, Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Infographic: Cal/OSHA PSM Regulation Compliance Timeline

Refineries operating in California must comply with a range of new requirements over a 5-year period, targeting continual improvement in process safety management (PSM). Learn more about the deadlines in our compliance timeline.Read More
Asset Performance Management

Infographic: Optimizing Asset Management with Data Analytics

What must industrial sector businesses do to cut the clutter and utilize data analytics? View our infographic to learn more.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Technical Inspection and Verification

Fracture Toughness and Brittle Failure in Critical Pressure Equipment

[Technical Paper]
Request our AIChE technical paper examining the performance gaps that lead to brittle failure and loss of mechanical integrity in critical pressure equipment.Read More
Asset Performance Management

How Asset Maintenance Can Benefit from a Magic Leap

As augmented reality technology expands into the commercial market, so will the need to integrate predictive maintenance and asset management into working practices.Read More
Industrial Manufacturing: Asset Performance Management

Total Productive Maintenance: Improving Equipment Effectiveness

Taking a holistic stance to equipment maintenance by introducing TPM into your working practices could help prevent breakdowns and delays in manufacturing.Read More
Asset Performance Management

3 Tests for Data Criticality in EAM: What Stays and What Goes

Use these three tests to determine if the data you have is actually the data you need.Read More
Industrial Manufacturing: Asset Performance Management

IIOT and Remote Assets: Changes to the Enterprise Asset Management Landscape

Read how the industrial internet of things (IIOT) is changing the ways in which organizations monitor and maintain remote assets as granular data is collected from machinery in remote locations.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Advanced Engineering, Safety, Risk and Compliance

An Approach to Designing Blast Containment Chambers for Structural Fatigue

[Technical Paper]
In this paper presented at ISIEMS 2017, our Advanced Engineering division discusses approaches to designing blast containment chambers for structural fatigue and fracture resistance.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Technical Inspection and Verification

Hurricane Force: 5 Natural Hazards Risks Affecting Offshore Wind Structure Design

How would offshore wind farms fare in hurricane conditions? Our Global Renewables team examines five risks affecting their structural design.Read More
Government: Advanced Engineering, Safety, Risk and Compliance

Natural Hazards Risk Management: Post Disaster Recovery from Earthquakes

Earthquake damage assessments help determine if a structure can be safely occupied. Learn more about our advanced engineering services, including seismic retrofit evaluations and risk mitigation strategies.Read More
Industrial Manufacturing: Asset Performance Optimization

Driving Compliance in Life Sciences Using Enterprise Asset Management Software

[White Paper]
Our Asset Performance Optimization service line provides insights into an enterprise asset management software used to address computer systems validation and compliance with U.S. FDA requirements.Read More
Asset Performance Management

What Condition is Your Condition Monitoring Program In?

Here's how you create a culture where condition monitoring flourishes.Read More
Life Sciences: Asset Performance Management

Validating Infor EAM to Drive Compliance in Life Sciences

[White Paper]
Infor EAM provides the application functionality necessary to meet FDA requirements. Learn more about validating computer systems within the Life Sciences industry using enterprise asset management software.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Big Data Solutions for Pipeline Safety

[Technical Paper]
How can data analytics and better management of process safety data help pipeline operators comply with the new PHMSA regulations? Read our technical paper, which was presented at the MKOPSC 2016 International Symposium.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Asset Performance Management

Think Ahead: Where Cognitive Predictive Maintenance is Leading EAM

What is cognitive predictive maintenance, and how will it revolutionize enterprise asset management?Read More
Asset Performance Management

Healing After Hurricanes: EAM in a World of Superstorms

Comprehensive EAM implementation and execution can help businesses reclaim what was taken by natural disasters.Read More
Marine and Offshore, LNG: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Conducting Simultaneous Operations (SIMOPS) while Bunkering LNG Fueled Vessels

[White Paper]
Read our insights on the U.S. Coast Guard requirements for simultaneous operations (SIMOPS) conducted on regulated waterfront facilities in the vicinity of LNG bunkering operations. Read More
Asset Performance Management

3 Challenges to Commissioning and Validating Pharmaceutical Assets in 2017

Strong enterprise asset management in the pharmaceutical industry requires equally strong commissioning and validation processes.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical, Government: Safety, Risk and Security

Managing an Uncertain Threat: Cyber Vulnerability Assessment

How exposed are your technology systems to cyber attacks that could result in major process outages or physical consequences? Read our insights into this uncertain threat.Read More
Asset Performance Management

Particle Physics, EAM and What They Mean to Your Industrial Business

What can any industrial-sector business learn from the 25-year partnership between CERN and Infor EAM asset management software?Read More
Asset Performance Management

More Than Can Be Chewed: Agribusiness Challenges Overcome through EAM

How will asset reliability and proactive maintenance equip agribusinesses to rise to the challenges of today?Read More
Asset Performance Management

Are You Strengthening EAM Mobile Utilization Across Your Organization?

[White Paper]
How can mobile technologies help you enhance your predictive maintenance and EAM strategies? Learn more in our white paper, "Reconnected: Strengthening Mobile EAM Utilization Across the Industrial Sector."Read More
Asset Performance Management

Expect Delays: What Threatens Mass Transit Asset Reliability in 2017?

Three ubiquitous national trends have pushed asset management in mass transit to the brink in 2017.Read More
Asset Performance Management

HSE 4.0: How Industry Preserves Safety in Its Latest Revolution

Let's take a look at an overlooked aspect of Industry 4.0 – the future of health, safety and environment (HSE) – to get a picture of what EAM means moving forward.Read More
Power and Energy, Asset Performance Management

View from Up Here: Tethered Drones in Enterprise Asset Management

Tethered drones offer the industrial sector a different vantage point when it comes to EAM.Read More
Asset Performance Management

Is Bad Tribology Wearing Down Your Predictive Maintenance Program?

These three questions can align on-site tribology with predictive maintenance programs to improve both simultaneously.Read More
Asset Performance Management

Held Back: Higher Education Struggles Without Predictive Maintenance for Facilities Management

Predictive maintenance can give colleges and universities the boost they need to tackle their facilities management concerns.Read More
Asset Performance Management

4 Essential Features for Mobile Maintenance Technology

What features should asset management decision-makers consider in their search for the right mobile solution to integrate with their CMMS?Read More
Industrial Manufacturing, Asset Performance Management

Tighten Up: 4 Calibration Tips for Better EAM

What can your maintenance technicians or equipment operators do to minimize downtime losses related to calibration while upholding compliance and asset excellence?Read More
Asset Performance Management

Cooperative Development of Reliability Based Maintenance – SMRP Solutions

[Industry Article]
Read our insights on reliability based maintenance in the March/April issue of SMRP's Solutions magazine.Read More
Asset Performance Management

4 Essentials for Determining True Asset Criticality

Don't score asset criticality just yet. Make sure these four things are in order first.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

How to Perform a Damage Mechanism Review

Performing a damage mechanism review (DMR) has become an important step in developing an effective mechanical integrity plan in the refining and chemical processing industries. Gain more insight into the DMR process.Read More
Asset Performance Management

Too Hot to Handle: Thermographic Imaging and Industrial Asset Management

Learn how thermography enhances predictive maintenance strategies with affordable, user-friendly tools that embody everything EAM stands for: asset reliability, safety and actionable intelligence.Read More
Other Markets: Asset Performance Optimization

Risk, Performance and Cost: Striking a Balance in the Power Sector

To meet service obligations and financial targets, as well as optimize asset performance, power generation asset owners and operators must balance these three major variables.  Read More
LNG, Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

LNG Trends: Five Solutions for the Emerging FLNG/FSRU Market

When a regasification project is on a fast-track path to commission, understanding how to manage risk is critical to safer, more efficient operations. Here are five risk based solutions to consider for managing FLNG/FSRU project success. Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

What You Need to Know About Damage Mechanism Reviews

A new safety element added to the proposed revisions to Process Safety Management regulations for refineries is the requirement for damage mechanism reviews (DMRs). Read our insights into the new DMR requirements and what you need to know to comply. Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Improving Management of Change Systems with Hazard Recognition

[Industry Article]
How can chemical process industries improve MOC systems? Learn more about hazard recognition in our article co-authored with Canadian Natural Resources and Valero Energy and published by AIChE in CEP magazine. Read More
Industrial Manufacturing: Asset Performance Optimization

Asset Criticality Ranking: Value for Each Management Level

[Industry Article]
Why wait for failure to create its own discovery process? Read how asset criticality ranking helps organizations identify failure consequences for more effective reliability maintenance and enterprise asset management in Uptime Magazine.  Read More
Marine and Offshore: Technical Inspection and Verification

Three Valuation Methods for Appraising Marine and Offshore Assets

Appraisal analysis is a complex but vitally important task for any organization involved in asset financing, acquisition and/or operation. What are the three valuation methods for appraising marine and offshore assets?Read More
Marine and Offshore: Technical Inspection and Verification

Offshore Insights: Mechanical Integrity

Access article and white paper resources highlighting the risk-based approach taken by our mechanical integrity experts to assess, manage and track the condition of offshore and marine assets.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Corrosion Management and Asset Integrity: Aging Assets on Gulf States' Agenda

[Industry Article]
What are the asset integrity challenges facing aging offshore assets in the Middle East and globally? Our Marine and Offshore experts weigh in as part of the Corrosion Management feature in Petroleum Review magazine.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Human Error: Getting to the Root Cause in Marine Forensic Investigation

[Industry Article]
How can understanding the human-system interaction provide insight into marine mishaps? More from our Human Factors Engineering team in Society of Naval Architects and Mechanical Engineers' (mt) magazine.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Technical Inspection and Verification

Ultra-Deepwater Innovation: Examining New Production System Designs

[Industry Article]
Read an article from Offshore magazine about how we helped evaluate the feasibility of a novel production platform design for the ultra-deepwater Gulf of Mexico.Read More
LNG, Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Bunkering of LNG Fueled Marine Vessels in North America

[Video]
Learn about the joint study we conducted with ABS to assist the marine industry with implementing the existing and planned regulatory framework for LNG bunkering. Read More
Government: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Redefining Enterprise Risk Management

[Industry Article]
Learn about adaptive enterprise risk management and why it is essential to have a structured and systematic method for prioritizing time-critical risks.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Running a Risk: A Process for Seeing Decisions' Potential Risks and Adverse Effects

[Industry Article]
Read about risk-based decision making in our contributed piece for the May 2016 issue of Quality Progress, a publication of ASQ (American Society for Quality).Read More
LNG, Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Three Infrastructure Trends Shaping the Future of LNG

Discover three LNG infrastructure trends that will impact future projects and influence adoption rates.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Risk-based Inspection: A Methodology for Optimizing Efficiency

Risk-based inspection is an alternative to traditional, time-based programs. Consider how this proactive approach balances activity and resources with risk to achieve greater efficiency and reduced downtime.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Technical Inspection and Verification, Safety, Risk and Compliance

Two Stages for Auditing Marine Environmental Management Systems

Implementing an environmental management system (EMS) could be one of the most important preventative measures. See what steps we take to assess an EMS.Read More
Other Markets: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Ten Keys to an Effective Root Cause Analysis Program

Is your organization struggling to implement an effective root cause analysis (RCA) program? Our Incident Investigation and RCA team offers 10 recommendations.Read More
Marine and Offshore: Asset Performance Optimization

Optimizing Enterprise Asset Management with Reliability-based Maintenance

[White Paper]
See how we put the principles of reliability-based maintenance into practice. Read our white paper on this effective enterprise asset management strategy.Read More
Industrial Manufacturing: Asset Performance Optimization

Four Reasons Why Reactive Maintenance is Costing You Money

Here are four ways the outdated reactive maintenance paradigm is costing your business money right now.Read More
Asset Performance Management

Into the Reliable Yonder: Exploring AI and AR in Field Service Management

Decades from now, how might the combination of AI and AR help field service management achieve operational excellence 2.0?Read More
Asset Performance Management

On Guard: A Primer on EAM Safeguards

How can your organization set up solid EAM safeguards?Read More
Asset Performance Management

Are You Taking Risks with Your Offshore IT Development Model?

Be wary of whatever savings offshore IT development promises. Those low costs come with real risks.Read More
Asset Performance Management

Critical How? The Finer Points of Capitalizing on Asset Criticality

A surface-level understanding of asset criticality doesn't emphasize the real power behind this innovative tool.Read More
Other Markets: Asset Performance Management

Are These 3 Major Elements of EAM Aligned at Your Facility?

Troubles with cost, risk and quality lie at the heart of every EAM or RBM initiative.Read More
Asset Performance Management

What Questions Should Supervisors Ask Their Equipment Operators?

What questions should you ask your operators, and how can you transform those answers into actionable intelligence to fuel enterprise asset management or a reliability-based maintenance programs?Read More
Life Sciences: Asset Performance Management

Modern Medicine: Asset Management and the Future of Telehealth Technology

In the wake of next-generation telehealth technology, health care providers are faced with new challenges only a strong asset management program can prepare them for.Read More
Asset Performance Management

Why Ask Why? Thinking Deeply About What Drives Us to Maintain Assets

We've put together a list of "whys" every operations supervisor ought to ask of his or her equipment.Read More
Asset Performance Management

Prove EAM Success Early in Its Adoption with These 4 Indicators

Here are a few indicators we consider irrefutable proof your asset management strategy is well on its way.Read More
Asset Performance Management

Seeing Beyond: What Can EAM Do for Big-Picture Strategizing?

How does EAM help businesses strategize from a higher level?Read More
Asset Performance Management

A Day in the Life of a Ball Bearing: EAM at a Glance

Even as industrial-grade equipment advances in the age of mobile technology, interoperability and the Internet of Things, business leaders can still learn a lot about their cutting-edge assets from a simple ball bearing.Read More
Asset Performance Management

Assets to Go: EAM and Contract Management for Leased Equipment and Outsourced Labor

How can EAM enhance the ways businesses lease assets?Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Asset Performance Management

Oil and Gas Distillation: Where Does EAM Fit in at Midstream?

Midstream operators would benefit greatly from enhanced attention toward the incorporation of enterprise asset management solutions into their day-to-day processes.Read More
Asset Performance Management

Does Our Dependence on Data Centers Disrupt EAM?

Let's look at how data center management comports with or disrupts the current asset landscape, and all the ways EAM solutions support the next generation of enterprise equipment.Read More
Asset Performance Management

What Today's Equipment Failures Tell Us About Our Own EAM Programs

Staying abreast of current events on how equipment fails and why could clue you in on how best to commission, maintain, track and repair the machinery your organization uses every day.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Asset Performance Management

In Turbulent Times, Oil and Gas Finds Value in EAM

How can oil and gas companies leverage new or legacy EAM solutions for cost savings during its darkest hour?Read More
Asset Performance Management

What's Missing from Your MRO Supply Management Strategy?

Unchecked MRO management could easily compromise manufacturers or service providers utilizing preventive, predictive or proactive maintenance plans.Read More
Life Sciences: Asset Performance Management

EAM Preserves Order in an Ever-evolving Life Sciences Industry

A comprehensive enterprise asset management program directly addresses issues of quality and compliance in life sciences to drive reliability.Read More
Asset Performance Management

CMMS Strengthens Maintenance Worker Retention by Confronting These 4 Job Complaints

Halt the vicious cycle of turnover by addressing these four maintenance concerns.Read More
Asset Performance Management

CMMS is the Industrial Sector’s Greatest Ally amid IIoT-induced Organizational Change

Here are just a few ways industrial reorganization in the advent of the IIoT couldn't stay afloat without CMMS.Read More
Asset Performance Management

You Can’t Spell EAM Without HSE: ‘Health, Safety and the Environment’ Should Be Front and Center in Any Asset-intensive Industry

How exactly can EAM solutions and compatible HSE asset management modules create safer, more sustainable work environments?Read More
Other Industries: Asset Performance Management

Spilling Over: America’s Water Infrastructure Needs a Splash of EAM for Greater Cost Efficacy

From a cost perspective, EAM-enabled assets can, once and for all, quench our thirst for dependable water infrastructure.Read More
Other Markets, Other Industries: Asset Performance Management

Hit the Books: EAM for Higher Education Makes Learning More Reliable

Where might universities and other institutes of higher education see value in onboarding EAM solutions before the next school year?Read More
Other Industries: Asset Performance Management

Transit Troubles: How EAM Can Give Public Transportation a Much-needed Lift

The transportation sector must accelerate its adoption of EAM and proactive asset maintenance, especially in light of recent industry developments.Read More
Industrial Manufacturing, Power and Energy: Asset Performance Management

3 Industries on the Verge of an IoT Overhaul

The Internet of Things will change all businesses irrevocably, but these 3 industries will see the greatest impact amid the IoT revolution.Read More
Industrial Manufacturing: Asset Performance Management

Explaining EAM and Enhanced Maintenance Plans

Since people recognize conveyor belts without much explanation, they make excellent models for demonstrating different types of failure modes asset experience.Read More
Asset Performance Management

4 Reasons to Optimize Critical Spare Parts Programs with Enhanced MRO Management

Even as industrial-grade equipment advances in the age of mobile technology, interoperability and the Internet of Things, business leaders can still learn a lot about their cutting-edge assets from a simple ball bearing.Read More
Industrial Manufacturing: Asset Performance Management

Using 'Replacement of Asset Value' to Audit Your Maintenance Program's Efficacy

"Replacement of asset value" can help manufacturers bring the highest quality reliability based maintenance to their operations. But how?Read More
Industrial Manufacturing: Asset Performance Management

Asset Management to Be a Key in 'Internet of Things' Manufacturing Deployments

The Internet of Things is more than just a buzzword. Manufacturers are already deploying the technology in their organizations and have plans for further implementations in the near future. Read More
Asset Performance Management

What You Need to Know About Implementing Maximo Anywhere in Your Business

IBM's Maximo Anywhere gives enterprises the ability to get the functionality of the core Maximo Asset Management system anywhere in their businesses.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Safety, Risk and Compliance

Damage Mechanism Assessments: Are Your PSM and AIM Managers Connecting?

It's time to start talking. Learn how you can use Damage Mechanism Assessments to get Process Safety Managers and Asset Integrity Managers communicating effectively. Read More
Government: Advanced Engineering, Safety, Risk and Compliance

Reconnaissance Report: Surveying Damage for Coastal Ecuador Earthquake

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A reconnaissance team from our offices in Peru and California surveyed the damage from a magnitude M7.8 earthquake that occurred on the Ecuador coast in 2016. Request the preliminary report summarizing our observations and lessons learned.Read More
Other Markets: Asset Performance Management

How CMMS Software Turns Data into Asset Reliability

See how computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) software is integral to a proactive strategy for maintaining and managing your data.Read More
Oil, Gas and Chemical: Asset Performance Management

Peeking Down the Pipe: How EAM Fuels Tomorrow's Oil and Gas Industry

As oil and gas industries look toward the future, what trends will push businesses to adopt proactive maintenance as a means of enhancing their enterprise asset management?Read More
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