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Analytics – not a case of “To-MAY-toh/To-MAH-toh”
Sick to death of hearing the word “analytics” yet? Unfortunately, it’s a word whose meaning is fairly fluid...
Posted May 09, 2017 by Kerrco
Investing in the Industrial Internet - wisdom from a trip to the school uniform shop
Amid a flood of competing claims that all sound alike, thinking about growing and adapting needs should inform how we look at different vendor offerings
Posted March 07, 2017 by Kerrco
Don't forget the "edges" of your industrial big data picture
Getting the foundation right for industrial IoT takes different thinking than for consumer focused scenarios
Posted September 07, 2016 by Kerrco
Quality - the clanging gauntlet part II
"Re-using" data in support of quality improvement efforts isn't impossible - with the right map and the right tools
Posted March 21, 2016 by Kerrco
Quality – Word of many meanings… Root of many debates… (Part 1)
Time to throw down a gauntlet: We believe that most manufacturers over-emphasise final-product QA and testing programs. Why? Because it’s “easiest” to focus efforts on ensuring bad products aren’t shipped than it is to identify and engineer out causes of “quality issues”.
Posted January 20, 2016 by Kerrco
Why Kerrco loves Birmingham...
The trade event calendar is back in full swing after a much needed lazy summer. Here's what we're up to...
Posted September 08, 2015 by Kerrco
Stop under-appreciating maintenance systems!
Maintenance systems can provide valuable insight into capacity and quality recovery opportunities. To capture the gains requires re-thinking how OEE, quality and maintenance data should be used.
Posted July 29, 2015 by Kerrco
"I have my top 10 downtime reasons – now what?"
What often goes wrong when continuous improvement initiatives turn into “software projects” (especially OEE projects).
Posted July 02, 2015 by Kerrco
UK manufacturing is actually a bright piece of the “productivity puzzle”
Far from being the weak link in productivity, the UK industrial base is making gains from automation, systems and workforce training. We'll share some ideas and experiences that can help bolster those efforts
Posted June 23, 2015 by Kerrco
A chance to see the science, tech and engineering world anew, thanks to the EDT
Establishing a new office in the community meant a chance to work with a local school to promote STEM-focused careers
Posted March 31, 2015 by Kerrco
Getting re-grounded in asset management at the Water Industry Asset Management show
Water authorities and operators can accelerate savings and service level improvements by adopting and adapting data analysis approaches from other industries
Posted March 16, 2015 by Kerrco
Headed to the Water Industry Asset Management conference in Birmingham next week
Agenda topics increasingly focused on "asset data" - time to see if GE's Industrial Internet vision meshes with where the British water industry is headed!
Posted February 24, 2015 by Kerrco
2015 so far - basic infrastructure on the one hand, centralised analytics on the other...
Looking for gains in areas as diverse as productivity, quality and energy efficiency has us all looking "beside" traditional focus areas for automation and systems..
Posted February 23, 2015 by Kerrco
Welcome to Our New Blog
Keep up to date with the latest news and events in our new blog.
Posted October 03, 2014 by Kerrco