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Why Materials Science Doesn't Compete with Big Data

Published on February 21, 2018

Driving efficiencies through digital data is important. However, when its reliant on sensor data only to detect anomalies and trends that alert to an impending failure, the operator cannot achieve efficiency savings above 1% to 2%. That's because standard operating procedure remains rooted in corrective maintenance practices, resulting in costly repairs and downtime.

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Big Data Alone Won't Provide Big Savings, Materials Science Needed

Published on February 15, 2018

Frost & Sullivan recently featured Sentient Science in its Best Practices Report for Wind Prognostics, recognizing our combined materials science and data science technological approach over data science-only solutions.

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Sentient Science Named Industry Leader in Wind Turbine Life Extension by Frost & Sullivan

Published on February 14, 2018

Sentient uncovers a 68% difference in the life of wind turbine components and systems using physical test verses live data

February, 14, 2018 - Buffalo, NY — Frost & Sullivan, a Growth Partnership firm, recognized Sentient Science and its flagship DigitalClone® life extension solution for wind turbines with their New Product Innovation Award for Wind Prognostics.

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IoT Industrial Applications are Tripping, Lack the Secret Ingredient to Success

Published on January 09, 2018

Over the last several months, reports have piled up on the missteps big data solutions are having with IoT Industrial Applications. 

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Digitalization Enables New Business Strategies to Lower the Cost of Energy by 13%

Published on November 13, 2017

The world has witnessed the evolution of business.

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Lab Used to Accelerate Gearbox Failure Prediction in DigitalClone Computational Software

Published on November 01, 2017

Why does a computational software company need a physical test lab anyways?

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High Performance Computing Enables Fast Results at Facility Down the Road

Published on October 11, 2017

Since our Series B funding round closed last July, we've been adding new critical team members to our staff each week. Yesterday, our CEO Ward Thomas took our new Vice President of Supplier Network, Karen Hannum, and our Chief Financial Officer, Brendan Harrington, to the Center for Computational Research to see where our materials-based models are simulated.

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Managing Supply Chain Costs through Digitalization & Forward Planning

Published on September 12, 2017

Article Featured in North American Clean Energy Magazine: 

Wind turbines are designed to operate for 20 years. However, wind operators experience gearbox failure rates of up to 50 percent across the lifetime of their fleet. As a result, the industry spends billions of dollars annually in supply chain costs. High transportation costs and logistical difficulties, especially in remote and offshore locations, contribute to an asset manager’s need to invest in digital technologies that provide visibility into the maintenance and inventory budget needs on an annual and multiyear basis.

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GE Reduces Future Investment in Predix Digitalization Solution: What Went Wrong?

Published on September 11, 2017

Over the last six years, GE has spent more than $4 billion transforming its 125-year old GE, traditionally known for manufactured products, and set out to turn it into a digital company. GE attributed the shift in business strategy and service to the success of digital platforms like Amazon and Microsoft Corp., according to a recent article published by Reuters.

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Sentient Science featured as Invest Buffalo Niagara Success Story

Published on August 22, 2017

Last week, our friends at Invest Buffalo Niagara came to our headquarters in the Butler Mansion to see how we've progressed as a company. 

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