Schneider Electric Featured Content

  1. The Future Of Manufacturing – Moving To A Digital World And IIoT

    Manufacturing operations have matured at a rapid rate over the last few years as many companies decide to implement plant level systems that integrate the manufacturing assets and control in a standard way. Indeed, large manufacturers have put a lot of emphasis on standardizing these systems across multiple plants.

  2. Impact Of Oil And Gas Pipeline Simulators On Controller Training And Regulatory Compliance

    Regulatory compliance is an expensive and  critical business issue for oil and gas pipeline  operators. Any approach that expedites  compliance efforts saves time and money and  also improves safety. By Tony Collins, Simulation Specialist, Schneider Electric

  3. The Impact Of Power Management On Building Performance And Energy Costs

    Power quality and energy consumption are closely linked to overall building performance. Yet building managers often focus more on mechanical equipment operations. However, power problems are responsible for more than half of equipment downtime in most buildings. This paper reviews how adding power management to BMS capabilities can reduce energy costs and improve building performance while also enhancing occupant comfort.

  4. Connoisseur Dynamic Combustion Optimizer For Fossil Power Plant NOX Reduction And Heat Rate Improvement

    A unique approach to Combustion Optimization that captures more benefits than Neural Networks alone while offering improved control.

  5. Predictive Asset Analytics at Power Utilities

    With pressure from new regulations and consumers, operating with the highest levels of efficiency, reliability and safety is a top priority for utilities. With the demand for electricity slowing, capital expenditures rising and competition from new market entrants, the utility industry is in the midst of a major financial restructuring. The growth of distributed generation and diversification of power sources bring operational system challenges, including loading issues, less switching flexibility and the potential for reverse power flow, among others. In addition, an aging infrastructure and workforce is also driving the need for asset renewal prioritization and knowledge capture.

  6. Situational Awareness – The Next Leap In Industrial Human Machine Interface Design

    The end users of modern industrial systems are constantly searching for methods of improving the availability and maximizing the efficiency of those systems without compromising the quality of their offerings or safety of their operations teams. One of the areas where improvements can have significant impacts in this pursuit is quite literally staring them in the face; the human machine interface used to control and operate these systems. By implementing improvements in the mechanisms used to control and operate industrial systems, operations teams can significantly improve both the business value and the safety of their industrial systems.

  7. BPM On Cloud For The Enterprise

    The current proliferation of cloud based service offerings and numerous delivery models that have evolved in a relatively short span of time are re-shaping the IT landscape. What this means for Business Process Management is that more and more vendors want to move their BPM software to the cloud as well.

  8. BPM Of Things: Secure Your Success In Digital Transformation

    Business process management (BPM) has proven extremely successful in managing both gradual and radical improvements in the industry and various business functions. While digitization brings incredible new opportunities, it also brings the distinctive challenge of correctly positioning and scoping BPM in organizations.

  9. Schneider Electric Announces EcoStruxure Power, Redefines Power Distribution With Unparalleled Efficiency And Reliability Gains

    Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced the introduction of EcoStruxure Power, a digital architecture for energy management in buildings that delivers significantly enhanced value to professionals in the power industry, including contractors, consulting engineers, panel builders and their end customers. With open integration, real-time operations and analytics and increased levels of cyber security, the next generation architecture enables power users to make the most of new opportunities created by intelligent devices and digitization to deliver improved reliability, safety, efficiency, sustainability and connectivity for customers across multiple industries.

  10. The Year Ahead In Enterprise APM

    In 2016 we saw the Enterprise APM market continue to evolve. In a tough economic year, more and more organizations leveraged the IIoT to maximize their economic return on assets, using technologies such as predictive analytics and advanced risk based reliability solutions. 2017 is looking to be just as interesting. Below are three key insights we anticipate will have a material effect on the Enterprise APM market in 2017.