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Why Engineering Content Management is the lifeblood of an Intelligent Operations Framework

November 14, 2019

By David Drerup In our previous articles, we’ve shared why Operational Risk Management (ORM) can be the Achilles heel in…

Is Operational Risk Management (ORM) your Achilles’ Heel? How Intelligent Operations helps keep you moving forward

October 23, 2019

By David Drerup In our previous article, we shared why Enterprise Loss Management is the connective tissue for Intelligent Operations.…

Why Enterprise Loss Prevention (ELP) is a core element of the Intelligent Operations Framework

October 10, 2019

By David Drerup In our previous post, I shared why MOC corresponds to the skeletal system for Intelligent Operations. If…

Why MOC is part of the core fabric for Intelligent Operations

September 20, 2019

By David Drerup One of the core framework components of Intelligent Operations is Management of Change (MOC). MOC is rather…

ERM vs. ORM – What is the difference ? (Part 4)

August 19, 2019

In Part 1 of the series on ERM vs. ORM, we discussed the difference between Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Operational…

ERM vs. ORM – What is the difference? (Part 3)

July 17, 2019

In Part 1 of the series on ERM vs. ORM, we discussed the difference between Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Operational…

ERM vs. ORM – What is the difference? (Part 2)

June 5, 2019

In Part 1 of the series on ERM vs. ORM, we discussed the difference between Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Operational…

Monitoring Organizational Performance – Necessary Metrics

May 9, 2019

There are many ways to monitor the performance of your organization. Today we want to highlight 3 ways that are…

MFG Chemical Selects OESuite™ to Further Improve Operational Excellence and EHS&S Outcomes

April 29, 2019

New software platform to improve information and workflow management in EHS&S processes companywide Houston, TX – April 29, 2019 Operational…

Why Effective Equipment Identification Matters and How to Do It

March 21, 2019

Since vision tends to dominate the senses, one of the most effective ways to reduce human error and improve human…

Using a Risk Registry to Properly Manage Operational Risk

March 6, 2019

Process Safety Management (PSM) provides a framework for effectively managing operational risk. The framework includes the obvious catastrophic events that…

Why Process Safety Performance Indicators Are Your Silver Lining

February 21, 2019

It’s true that process safety incidents have the highest potential for significant injuries and deaths, environmental harm, property damage, business…

ERM vs. ORM – What is the difference? (Part 1)

February 5, 2019

This is the first in our series of posts on ERM and ORM: What is the difference and why does…

Thelma Kipe Joins Operational Sustainability, LLC®

January 7, 2019

Houston, TX – January 7, 2019 Operational Sustainability, LLC today announced Thelma Kipe has accepted the position of Vice President…

Conduct of Operations – You Need a Management System

September 19, 2018

If your company is within the United States and is governed by Process Safety Management (PSM), you are required by…

Lotte Axiall Chemical Corporation Chooses Operational Sustainability, LLC® and OESuite™ Software for Operational Excellence

August 27, 2018

“OESuite is backed by a professional team who is consistently focused on our best interests” August 27, 2018 Operational Sustainability,…

Risk-Based Process Safety and API 754… Is this the best practice for process safety?

June 14, 2018

Risk-Based Process Safety is a holistic approach that establishes a fully functional process safety program. This is in contrast to…

Improving Process Safety Culture

May 30, 2018

Process Safety Culture has been defined as “the combination of group values and behaviors that determine the manner in which…

The Mobilpocalypse: Are You Ready?

May 4, 2018

Until recently, the cloud was not viewed as a secure location for data storage, and only limited options existed for…

Are Your Safety Resources the Safety Police?

April 25, 2018

While this is may be a provocative question, it deserves your attention. Ask yourself these two questions: Do the job…

Operational Sustainability, LLC® partners with Process Safety Solutions

April 16, 2018

Process Safety Solutions, LLC (PSS) today announced a new integrated solution for managing contractor employee safety training, ...

Improving Human Performance

September 3, 2015

Human error has been estimated to cause up to 80% of incidents in chemical and petrochemical plants. Companies wanting to make improvements…

Achieving Effective Conduct of Operations

August 28, 2015

Doing the same thing in the same way each day is the heart of Operational Discipline. An effective Conduct of Operations…

Challenges Remain in Effective Management of Change Implementation

August 12, 2015

Management of Change (MOC) has been a regulatory requirement for more than 20 years, yet companies continue to struggle to…

What Is Advanced Asset Lifecycle Management (Next Gen APM) and Why Do You Need It?

July 2, 2015

Next Gen Asset Performance Management (Next Gen APM) is shorthand for Advanced Asset Lifecycle Management. This improved approach to asset performance…

Why Hiring Potential Friends Is Smart Business

June 30, 2015

Organizations need to recognize the vital role that employee friendships play in boosting productive, can-do attitudes in the workforce. Fostering…

Operational Sustainability Named to Top 20 Most Promising ERM Solution Providers, 2015

June 29, 2015

CIO Review Magazine recently surveyed more than 500 Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) solutions for companies and selected a “Top 20”…

Effective Operational Risk Management – The Plant Manager’s Perspective

October 31, 2014

This article by LNS Research discusses the four things Plant Managers need to know about operational risk management. More importantly,…

TLAs and Communication Challenges in Risk Management

June 25, 2014

Three-Letter Acronyms (TLAs) are a mainstay of both manufacturing and technology. Sure, it’s verbally more efficient to use TLAs than…

Operational Sustainability, LLC® partners with DuPont Sustainable Solutions

March 31, 2014

DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) is launching a new holistic solution to managing process safety through an integrated, electronic platform, ...

Executive Order 13650

December 4, 2013

We wanted to make you aware of Executive Order 13650, which was published on Dec.3, 2013 as a result of…

ADGas Signs Agreement for Operational Risk Management Solution

July 24, 2013

Operational Sustainability, LLC (OS), the leading provider of Operational Risk Management solutions, today announced ...