Glossary of terms
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Several of the major technology companies have Predictive Maintenance offerings
On Demand Event ~ On demand webinar from Microsoft and Hitachi Solutions describing how IoT and predictive Analytics can transform manufacturing operations for the Digital Age. Leading experts and analysts discuss the state of manufacturing today—and a path to the future
White Paper ~ White paper describing how analysing data from sensors can create business value by implementing Predictive Maintenance. Includes a framework for getting started with a Predictive Maintenance programme.
Demo ~ A step through demo of the integrated remote asset portal Rockwell Automation have built to see real time asset health and performance information, monitor service windows and carry out preemptive maintenance on parts and equipment before an incident occurs.
PdM Playbook ~ Detailed playbook for Predictive Maintenance including business and analytical guidelines and best practices to successfully develop and deploy PdM solutions using the Microsoft Azure AI platform technology.
Examples ~ A range of Predictive Maintenance sample solutions built and deployed on Microsoft’s Azure Platform. Includes code samples, step-by-step guides, etc.
TDS Overview ~ Describe the overall processes, capabilities for a Data Science Team tackling a challenge such as Predictive Maintenance using the Microsoft Azure technology stack.
Several global and local consultancies have implemented PdM across industry sectors
PdM 4.0 ~ “Predictive Maintenance 4.0 – Predict the unpredictable” – detailed report from PwC and Maininnovation based upon a survey of 280 European companies on their current use of, and future plans for predictive maintenance.
Manufacturing / Engineering Specialists
Specialist organisations that have a wealth of expertise implementing PdM in their domains
Community Home ~ Community portal for predictive, preventative, and proactive maintenance and also reliability engineering. Resources include articles, blogs, webinars, and step-by-step training videos
PdM Explained ~ Detailed introduction to Predictive Maintenance and suggested steps for implementing PdM
PdM Benefits ~ An infographic highlighting the range of benefits implementing PdM can bring for maintenance managers and others
Academy Videos ~ Collection of video courses seeking to show how to implement predictive maintenance and reliability engineering for an organisation
Data Science and Analytics organisations who have implemented PdM
PdM Intro ~ AI Multiple.com are a website and marketplace focusing on Data and AI capabilities across all industries. This is an article introducing Predictive Maintenance
PM vs PdM ~ An article detailing the differences between Preventive Maintenance (PM), Predictive Maintenance (PdM) and Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) understanding when each is appropriate