Strategies for Operational Excellence

This document summarizes recommended approaches for applying ICONICS software technology in automated operational environments that seek continuous improvement to approach a state of “Operational Excellence”. Discussed are methods to increase coordination of business systems with real-time controllers, to create unified views of machine-controlled and business applications and to better integrate intelligent systems to manage operational incidents. Also included is a discussion of how ICONICS scalable software products may be applied in a Microsoft framework as a strategy for coordinating disparate systems into a unified environment for visibility and control across business and operating systems. The intended audience includes Plant Managers, Operators, Manufacturing Executives, Process Engineers, IT Professionals, Maintenance Personnel and end users in manufacturing, public sector systems and facilities management.