Posts tagged with Maintenance

Destined to succeed

  July 2018 / Uwe Sahl, Director, T.A. Cook

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has been under way for some time now. Companies are connecting and automating their production processes and using data on an unprecedented scale. Scientists all agree that the process will take years or even decades.

The new Insite magazine is out

  May 2018

A revolution is underway. Internet, big data, computational networks, algorithms and robotics are destined to change the industy. It is high time to embrace change yourself. 

The Power of Role Models

  May 2018

Women in the process industry are still a minority – even though typically female abilities such as communicatin, reflection, or cooperation are more sought-after than ever. Alice

The End of Subjectivity

  April 2018 / Gert Müller, Director

Turnarounds in large industrial plants can become money pits if the advance preparations aren’t right. The new Project Intelligence Tool from T.A. Cook helps to improve the quality of preparations, thereby significantly

MainDays 2018

  March 2018 / Astrid Werner

The philosopher Heraclitus was famous for his insistence on ever-present change as being the fundamental essence of the universe. His belief that ‘nothing endures but change’ could be taken for the key theme of this

A perfect turnaround

  March 2018 / Jerry Wanichko, Vice President Consulting North America

Unpredictible obstacles are part of the job in turnaround projects. In a computer-based simulation, decision-makers learn how to deal with them in practice and yet without any (real) risk. 

A striking balance

  February 2018

As a native Canadian with Croatian roots, Matthew Popovacki offers the best of two worlds: North American determination combined with European nonchalance. The result? A cool

Beyond Contractor Management

  February 2018 / Frank-Uwe Hess, Chairman & Co-Founder

Increasingly, industrial organizations are outsourcing their maintenance work in order to focus on their core businesses. It's about time, that we consider how contracting really

Promoting Pragmatism

  October 2017 / Dirk Frame, Senior Vice President Consulting Europe

A sunk cost decision is the same as a sunk cost investment – if it’s wrong, it’s wrong, but ego and character and a human reluctance to revisit awkward situations can turn such

The road less traveled

  October 2017

David Woods has no time for monotony, which particularly suits his job as a consultant. It is the unpredictability that drives the 51-year-old with his typical British charm – and