Janice Abel

Janice Abel

Principal Consultant

Janice is lead analyst in the areas of enterprise manufacturing intelligence, manufacturing execution systems, operational analytics, batch management software, and operator training simulators.

Office Location
Boston, MA

Janice has done extensive research and consulting on automation technologies spanning the entire spectrum of process and manufacturing industries.  Her experience includes over 30 years of helping both suppliers and end-user clients develop strategic plans to market, adopt, and use technologies.  She has been doing research and consulting for the chemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical, consumer products, medical devices, and other industries throughout most of her professional career. At ARC her technology focus is on operational data, advanced operational analytics, data platforms, manufacturing execution systems, AR/VR and other technologies.

Janice is a frequent presenter at ARC and other conferences, including meetings on anti-counterfeiting and operational excellence, and has authored numerous articles throughout her career. 

Prior to joining ARC, she was the Director of Pharmaceutical Industry Marketing at The Foxboro Company, Validation Technologies, and Invensys (now Schneider-Electric).

Recent Presentations

Digital Transformation and Smart Manufacturing,” OSIsoft User Conference 2019

"Transforming Data into Value," ARC Orlando Forum, 2019

“Digitization and Smart Manufacturing,” ARC Orlando Forum 2019

“Real-time Data Design Considerations,” ARC Orlando Forum 2019

“The Value from Data,” ARC Orlando Forum, 2018

“Manufacturing Execution Systems Market,” Webinar, Aspentech, 2018

“Digitizing Analytics from Bots to Artificial Intelligence,” ARC Orlando Forum 2018

“IT/OT Convergence,” ARC Orlando Forum, 2018

“ROI and Operational Analytics,” ARC Orlando Forum, 2017

“Operational Analytics: Future is Now,” ARC Orlando Forum, 2017

“Supply Chain Analytics and the Digital Transformation,” ARC Orlando Forum 2017

"Operational and Logistics Intelligence: The Future is Now", OSIsoft User Conference, 2016

"Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence (EMI): The Future is now," ARC Orlando Forum, 2016

"The Future is now: Analytics & Visualization," ARC Orlando Forum, 2016

"Catch a Cloud," OSIsoft User Conference, 2015

"Manufacturing Intelligence and ROI," ISA North Carolina, 2014

"Can Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence Make You Smarter?" ARC Worldwide Orlando Forum Presentation, 2014

"Operator Training Simulators Make You Smarter," ARC Worldwide Forum Presentation, 2014

Janice Abel