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Webinar: Drive Operational Efficiency as Part of Your Digital Transformation

Thurs, Sept 9, 10:00 AM CT

Digital Transformation has opened doors that lead to efficiency improvements across every industry. From connecting workforces, production optimization, and defining asset strategies, leading organizations are applying technology to solve the problems that stand in the way of efficient operations.

5 Ways to Maintain Operational Flexibility and Stability

Have you hit an efficiency roadblock with your AVEVA InTouch or other HMI application? Faced with ongoing operational challenges like an aging workforce, demand for standardization, and increasing dependence on high resolution data, it could be time to consider migrating to a superior supervisory visualization application.

8 Reasons to Upgrade Your AVEVA SCADA System

Keeping your systems well-tuned and current is one of the many ways to protect your investment so you can be nimble and efficient in responding to challenges and opportunities. Upgrading starts with the software, and benefits extend to keeping the company protected and efficient.

Wonderware Solutions are now AVEVA Solutions

As AVEVA looks to advance industries while enhancing the human experience, it’s key to add clarity and simplicity into our solutions. Following close collaboration with customers to streamline how our offerings are presented, we’ve decided to update product names across our portfolio.

Past Events

Keeping Current and What’s Beyond SCADA

Modernization and continuous improvement are key components of digital transformation initiatives across industries. See how you can get the most of your monitor and control systems to increase operational excellence.

Adding Customer Value with Next Gen HMIs

Is it time to revamp your equipment to offer greater visual appeal and operator experience with new HMI technologies? Whether you are looking to simplify “home-grown” solutions or meet customer design expectations, watch this webinar to learn more about the flexibility in creating advanced HMIs.

The End of Unplanned Downtime is Here

In this webinar with Automation World, Sean Gregerson – Head of Asset Performance Management Sales at AVEVA, talks about infusing Artificial Intelligence into a unified 360 degree digital representation of the asset’s engineering, operational and asset management information enabling a 10-20% reduction in OPEX with improved reliability and reduced operational risk.

How to prepare manufacturing operations for a post-pandemic rebound with a focus on growth, profitability, and sustainability

The last few years have been tumultuous for manufacturers, with demand swings, supply chain disruptions from COVID and increasing costs; new emerging imperatives for manufacturers are agility to meet customer demand, supply chain resilience, increased productivity and sustainability.

These imperatives ask to deploy supply chain and manufacturing systems which are demand driven and optimized to ensure the maximum business returns that operational constraints allow.


Asset Performance Management 4.0 with AVEVA and IQPC

Hear from an esteemed group of technology, asset, maintenance, and operational leaders during a free online event hosted by AVEVA and IQPC. This group of experts will provide actionable insights and steps into building your organization’s APM digital transformation roadmap from the ground up.

Edge HMI Tutorial: Convert End-of-Life Allen Bradley Panels to a Platform Agnostic HMI

Join us for a webinar that will show how systems built on legacy software like Rockwell Factory Talk and Panel Builder can be converted quickly and easily into Edge applications without re-engineering or engagement of costly development resources.

Lessons for Consumer Goods Manufacturers in the Post-Pandemic Future

Watch the interview with Lora Cecere, founder of Supply Chain Insights and author of the Supply Chain Shaman blog.

Lora fully lives up to her “shaman” reputation with her wealth of stories, ability to speak blunt truths, peer into the future, and connect people and communities in the pursuit of operational excellence

Edge HMI Webinar Series: Bridging the Data Divide with AVEVA Insight

Learn how to gain more value from your AVEVA Edge data by using the AVEVA Insight platform to remotely monitor, control, and manage edge devices from any device with a web browser.

Integrate to Accelerate: How to Break Down Silos & Maximize Engineering Efficiency

Hear from our panel of experts to explore how unifying your simulation and engineering processes on the cloud drives speed to value beyond 15% savings on TIC and takes capital project agility and collaboration to new levels.

Reimagining Capital Projects: Transforming Through Data-Driven Execution

Discover how adopting a data-driven approach will help you deliver your next project on-time and on-budget. Register for this webinar to learn how AVEVA and Accenture are teaming up to help you optimize collaboration and decision making.

How to Expedite Operator Training & Increase Situational Awareness with Next Generation SCADA Design

With greater adoption of digital technologies into process environments, operators are under increasing strain to monitor and do more with the same or even fewer resources. Join AVEVA to learn how to:

– Reduce the time it takes to get frontline workers up to speed
– Increase consistency across operations
– Focus operators on value-driving actionable information
– Improve situational awareness and decrease human error

Ground-Breaking Performance Solutions that Deliver Sustainability & Operational Resilience

AVEVA and Microsoft deliver operational resilience through cloud solutions that offer enhanced visualization of your operations and enable prescriptive maintenance. In this webinar with Microsoft, learn how AVEVA Asset Performance Management and AVEVA Unified Operations Center can help you improve asset performance and reliability with powerful analytics.

Maximize Historian Data to Avoid Costly Equipment Failures with Guided Asset Analytics

Learn to break down barriers and make machine learning accessible to your whole team through a user-friendly and adaptive UI that leverages common visualization and analysis tools.

A Digital Approach for Driving Discrete Lean Practices

This webinar will cover paperless production operations & data collection, digitalization of work instructions, performance monitoring & analysis, and notifications of production issues for rapid collaborative response using an Edge-based interface. Learn how to drive line and plant productivity with proven Lean management practices including Andon, performance KPIs, digital work instruction, and digital work order management.

How Promon Engenharia Went From Simulation Training to Results in Less Than One Day

Promon Engenharia, a major Brazilian EPC, was an early adopter of AVEVA™ Process Simulation. During their first day of training, the engineering team was distracted by a last-minute request from an important customer: run 112 scenarios and deliver the results by 5 PM! This would be an impossible task with a typical process simulator, but the team recognized this as an opportunity to use the next-generation features of AVEVA Process Simulation. Join this webinar to hear this true success story from the engineers who achieved it.

Webinar: Increase Asset Reliability with Mobile Operator Rounds

Reduce unscheduled downtime and increase compliance with a digitized mobile workflow.

Webinar: Connecting Operators to Knowledge & Skills Development

How is your organization managing the skills gap for new frontline workers? Learn how AVEVA supports the shift toward connected workers with collaborative tools for implementing skills development and knowledge sharing.

Webisode: Operate in 15 – How staying flexible and standardizing your operations can help you stay ahead of the curve

Join us for a quick chat about Flexibility and Standardization in the context of industrial and infrastructure operations.

Webinar: Making Shell’s Digital Twin Dreams a Reality

Learn how Shell was able to gain immediate value from their Digital Twin strategy, powered by AVEVA solutions.

Webinar: Remote Monitoring: How to Maximize Operational Efficiency with Cloud and AI

With the rise of remote working, your teams must be empowered to make agile decisions and transform operations with quick access to actionable information. This webinar will specifically show how AVEVA Insight, available on the Azure platform, can help you drive business resilience and sustainable growth.

Webinar: How Schneider Electric Digitalized Their Lean Practices Across 70 Sites

Under Schneider Electric’s Smart Factory program, the company launched an initiative to transform its global network of manufacturing sites through the digitization of work information and Lean management practices to improve plant performance. Learn about the company’s journey to digitalize lean practices across 70 sites using AVEVA’s Discrete Lean Management solution for real-time production response and continuous improvement.

Webinar: APM 4.0 with Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics

Influence your ROI on asset performance with real-time sensor-based decision making and execution based on prescriptive analytics. This webinar will provide you with insights into how predictive alerts and prescriptive actions need to work together to fully unlock the value that APM 4.0 promises.

Webinar: Agility in Manufacturing – Shorten Lead Times and Reduce Inventory

Driven by the need for agility, transparency, and operational efficiency, manufacturers are looking to digitally transform operations and establish easier access to information and higher levels of automation. This transformation establishes a digital twin of the manufacturing plant. Join us to explore what defines a digital twin, how to achieve standardization of operations across multiple sites, and more.

Webinar: Smarter Mobile Alarming for Greater Process Uptime with AVEVA Edge and WIN-911

Learn to use HMI and SCADA software from AVEVA to reduce machine or process downtime and accurately address abnormal situations before they impact operations.

Webinar: Historian Tips & Tricks

Watch this one hour session highlighting some of the top tips and tricks to get the most value from your AVEVA Historian!

Webinar: Simple Cloud-Based Strategies for Managing Asset Performance

Hear how a leading water utility has reduced shift hours and time lost through traveling while streamlining communication between their operations, engineering, and maintenance teams. Find out how to connect operational data sources out-of-the-box to create a cloud-based asset hierarchy with search-based navigation, time series analysis, process graphics geolocation and mapping, and customizable dashboards.

Webisode: Operate in 15 – Empowering your Workforce and the Evolution of Remote Operations

Join Rashesh Mody, Head of Monitoring and Control, Business Unit, AVEVA for our third chat about Workforce Enablement with a focus on remote operations for industrial and infrastructure operations focusing on Edge (IIoT), Supervisory, HMI, SCADA and Enterprise Visualization.

Webinar: Leverage Reporting Tools in AVEVA Edge for Business Continuity and Compliance

Reports are a critical tool for any successful HMI or SCADA application. Reports are necessary for record-keeping, data analysis, regulatory agency compliance, safety standards, or assisting in audits and recalls.

Join us for the webinar to learn how to use reporting functions in AVEVA Edge, and find out how additional reporting tools can be integrated with other applications.

Webinar: Improve your team’s collaboration and performance with Discrete Lean Management

Achieve paperless production operations and data collection for performance visualization, analysis, and collaboration in response to production issues. AVEVA’s Discrete Lean Management is a commercial, off-the-shelf software with a ready to use digital user interface. Watch on demand to explore the solution, see a demo, and learn about Schneider Electric’s success with DLM across more than 70 sites!

Webinar: Achieving Continuous Availability with Industrial Edge Nodes

Learn how to create a true edge-to-cloud integration that incorporates advanced visualization with seamless access to advanced applications and analytics. This webinar will focus on Edge computing and the hardware needed to facilitate a continuously available failure prevention system.

Webinar: Open up new possibilities to connect your operations with AVEVA System Platform

In this webinar, learn how AVEVA System Platform 2020, formerly Wonderware, empowers customers and system builders to build smarter ‘connected operations’, increasing productivity and efficiency through real-time access to any piece of information; driven by context leveraging responsive visualizations.

Why you should consider an Edge-to-Enterprise strategy
Webisode #1 – Operate in 15 with Rashesh Mody

Join Rashesh Mody, Head of Monitoring and Control, Business Unit, AVEVA for a quick chat on why you should be considering an Edge- to-Enterprise strategy focused on workforce enablement, operations agility, flexibility, and standardization when it comes to Supervisory, HMI, SCADA, and Edge (IIoT).

Webinar: Convert your Legacy Panel to InTouch Edge HMI

Learn how we can easily convert your applications from legacy equipment such as PanelBuilder™, FactoryTalk ME/SE™, PanelView™, and PanelMate™ to InTouch Edge HMI. Save countless hours of building, configuring, and troubleshooting projects from scratch with our automatic conversion tool.

Webinar: Building a Continuous Improvement Cycle with APM

Find out how Asset Performance Management can go far beyond just reliability centered maintenance and predictive analytics to help form the cornerstone of a comprehensive business strategy.

Webinar: Empower Connected Workers Across your Operations with AVEVA InTouch HMI

In this webinar, you will learn how AVEVA InTouch HMI 2020, formerly Wonderware offers a modern user experience for all InTouch customers. The 2020 release is the culmination of the journey we undertook 30 years back when we first introduced InTouch as the world’s first PC-based HMI! Now, AVEVA InTouch HMI users can harness the power of both cloud and web expanding the reach of information to all users, on any device.

Webinar: Unify City Operations to Ensure Safe, Reliable, and Resilient Services

Learn how Nava Raipur, India’s first greenfield smart city, leveraged AVEVA’s Unified Operations Center to deploy an Integrated Command and Control Center to streamline city operations, minimize risk, and lower their total cost to operate the city’s infrastructure.

Webinar: Turn Machine Data into Insight Starting at the Edge

Learn how you can enable line of sight from the edge and embedded machine-based systems to the operations management interface layer and find out what’s new in AVEVA Edge 2020.

Webinar: Secure Remote Access for Manufacturing

The rise of the internet and mobile devices have made us more connected in our everyday life. We can access and interact in real time with things like home appliances, and even our banks. Manufacturing facilities can also now offer access and visibility into production processes and machines, enabling workers to make accurate and timely decisions while being mobile. In this webinar we’ll look at a number of ways that AVEVA’s industrial software solutions provide remote access capabilities and bring the plant floor to you.

Webinar: How Sub-Zero Put the Freeze on Paper Processes & Errors

Learn how Sub-Zero uses a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) to digitally transform its work processes and achieve the trifecta of manufacturing goals: improve product quality, reduce cost and elevate customer satisfaction.

Webinar: Maximize the Value of your InTouch HMI with Historian

You already know how InTouch helps optimize production, shorten project timelines, and reduce risk and total cost of ownership. But, as powerful as InTouch HMI is on its own, it is only one part of the story. Join us to learn how Historian can unlock more value from your InTouch HMI!


Webinar: Increase Operational Agility in Food and Beverage Plants with Centralized Visualization Platform

Today’s IIoT technology offers a competitive edge by enabling easy data collection from disparate sources within the factory and across the value chain, providing contextualized information in real-time. Visualization of this broadly distributed data set, via a centralized platform, enables manufacturers to seize opportunities to improve operations and processes quickly and effectively.


Webinar: ​Maximize your Historian Data to Avoid Costly Equipment Failures with AVEVA Predictive Asset Analytics

Derive and Deliver tangible business value from your Historian data
In plants and operational environments, AVEVA Historian serves as a data source for Predictive Asset Analytics. It harmonizes and integrates multiple sources of data, making sure that the data is cleansed, accurate and structured for Predictive Asset Analytics to perform effectively.

Transform Inspections & Rounds with a Mobile Workforce & Decision Support System

In this webinar, hear from the City of Penticton, British Columbia who recently implemented AVEVA’s Mobile Operator Rounds solutions to address their workforce enablement and decision support needs. The City employees will explain why a town of 35,000, processing 88 million liters of a water day felt they needed to digitize their inspections and rounds, some of the lessons learned from their implementation of Mobile Operator Rounds, and how the implementation is beneficially impacting their decision processes in Penticton.

Unified Operations Center

AVEVA’s new Unified Operations Center, built on System Platform, offers faster time-to-value with out-of-the-box industry solution templates, reports, dashboards and operational KPIs unifying all available data from operational and business for increased operational agility. This complete application templates designed to transform your business by breaking down functional silos across Operations, Maintenance Operations Management using the first of kind context-driven Operations Management Interface (OMI) Visualization.

Predictive & Beyond: Using Artificial Intelligence to Increase Efficiency in Food and Beverage

With tight capital and operating budgets, food and beverage manufacturers are looking to “sweat” existing assets. Predictive maintenance can help manufacturers achieve significant reduction in unplanned downtime and increase asset reliability by providing early detection and warning of issues, inefficiencies and errors. And it doesn’t stop here. With the use of Artificial Intelligence, we can enjoy higher productivity and more savings advancing from predictive to prescriptive, and to prognostic levels.

Webinar: Drive Operational Efficiency through Digitalization of Operations

To deliver high quality products within specifications while meeting the expectation for operational efficiency, food and beverage manufacturers need to capitalize on big data and take advantage of new technologies. Digitalization of manufacturing operations paves the way for manufacturers to achieve improved profitability. Attend this webinar to uncover the opportunities within operations enabled by new digital capabilities.

Can Your SCADA See Into the Future?

Optimize your water network with modeling, simulation, and real-time control. Food and beverage manufacturers are faced with the relentless challenge of maximizing asset reliability. In this webinar, we will discuss the challenges faced by water network operators, articulate the benefits of integrating modeling and simulation with your existing SCADA, GIS, and customer billing solutions, and share several examples from water utilities around the world that leveraged AVEVA’s solutions to optimize their water.

Recording coming soon!

Webinar: Discover Untapped Line Potential to Optimize Productivity & Capacity

Food and beverage manufacturers are faced with the relentless challenge of maximizing asset reliability. Cutting back on planned maintenance, adding more machines or calling for overtime to cover the impact of low asset reliability all sounds too familiar. With the help of digital transformation, food and beverage manufacturers can better manage operations to achieve higher productivity and capacity without compromising other aspects of operations.


Webinar: How Maple Leaf is Improving Efficiency with a Multi-Site MES Approach

View the webinar to discover how Maple Leaf Foods is improving operational efficiency, increasing Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), and reducing unplanned downtime with a manufacturing execution system roll out across their plants.


Centralize Manufacturing Data from Multiple Sites with AVEVA Insight

How can we store process data from multiple sites into a central and reliable location? What are the benefits of doing so? We explore ways customers have accomplished this, what benefits they saw, and how Wonderware Midwest assisted along the way.


Consolidating Disparate Data for Real-Time Analysis

Learn how Wonderware Intelligence allows you to combine and compare individual data sources, revealing hidden relationships in your industrial operations and offers new insight to your business as a whole.


The Value of Quality vs. Quantity in Manufacturing Data

Have you struggled to make sense of or report on the information that you’re currently collecting in your data warehouse or data lake?

Watch the webinar to understand the benefits of analyzing your industrial process information in context. We’ll walk through the advantages of storing relevant data in context versus volume for near real-time reporting purposes.


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