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London – August 21, 2019. Independent research firm Verdantix has released its annual global survey of 284 managers responsible for operational excellence at large firms across 12 industries and 13 major economies. The interviewees – managers responsible for asset integrity, engineering and operations -- expect an average budget increase of 6% in 2020 compared to 2019. High priorities for 2020 are achieving safe operations (58% of respondents), improving asset reliability (50%), and enhancing process excellence (44%).

London - August 12, 2019. Independent research firm Verdantix will host its ninth summit for health, safety, environment (HSE) and operational excellence innovation, in London in 2020. The Verdantix HSE and Operational Excellence Innovation Summit EMEA will provide senior managers in HSE, operations and engineering roles with three days packed with best practice workshops, engaging presentations about the most recent digital innovations, analyst workshops and expert panel discussions. The summit will help both HSE and operations leaders understand how digitized processes will enable closer collaboration, better risk management and improved performance.

London – August 5, 2019. Independent research firm Verdantix has announced that it will be expanding their Operational Risk coverage to encompass the growing requirements for Operational Excellence technologies which enhance asset reliability, worker health and operational safety. Research coverage includes best practice studies, a global survey of more than 250 operations managers and a comprehensive independent assessment of operational excellence technology vendors as well as service providers.

London - 15 July 2019. Independent research firm Verdantix predicts the market for digital twins will bring transformational value to operations and real-time risk management in industrial facilities. However, the market will grow slowly over the next five to ten years with high-risk, asset-intensive industries being the early adopters. Given the recent arrival of this technology, it comes as no surprise that the competitive landscape is currently populated with vendors, such as Akselos; AVEVA; eVision; GE Digital; Sphera and Seebo; offering digital twin software at five different levels of sophistication – from digital twins that integrate data from various sources to one capable of acting autonomously.

London – July 17, 2019. Independent research firm Verdantix has announced the 20 finalists for its prestigious International EHS Innovation Awards. Based on their responses to 17 questions, the finalists were selected from over 80 submissions across ten industry sectors. The 10 winners will be selected by a panel of four independent judges in senior EHS management roles. Winners will be announced at the Verdantix EHS Summit Americas, taking place at the Porsche Heritage Center, Atlanta on September 24.