OSIsoft PI System data is essential for successful OT analytics projects. PI Asset Framework (AF) models for production analytics are nearly impossible to build and maintain using spreadsheets.

The Element Asset Framework (AF) Accelerator solution combines Element’s Forward Deployed Engineering (FDE) Team, Industrial Data Method, and Element AssetHub™ technology to build enterprise-ready PI AFs in as little as 30 days.

Element AF Accelerator: Build Smarter PI AFs, 10X Faster

The Element AF Accelerator solution builds enterprise-ready OSIsoft PI AFs in as little as 30 days. You can contextualize PI System data together with metadata from any source such as transactional data from SAP and IBM Maximo, to auto-generate PI AFs. By combining the power of AssetHub, our PI AF experts, and a proven industrial data methodology, you can reduce the burdensome tasks involved in manipulating data to create flexible, smarter AFs by up to 90% faster than using spreadsheets.

Af Overview



Af Program Timeline

Forward Deployed Engineers

Industrial experience in data, design, and engineering creates more impact.

Industrial Data Method

Agile, sprint-based approach (Discovery, Implementation, Education, Customer Success) generates quick wins.


Industrial-grade cloud software contextualizes any asset data to build unlimited PI AFs

Element AssetHub

At the core of AF Accelerator is AssetHub - Industrial-grade cloud software that contextualizes any asset data to build unlimited PI AFs across the organization.

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Leveraging Data Hierarchy across MMS and APM platforms

  • PI AF is consistent with other system (MMS and APM) hierarchies
  • Visualizing data discrepancies identifies system of record issues and builds trust
  • Data integrity reports help improve maintenance strategies
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Increase gas generation plant net capacity using Reliability Performance Monitoring center

  • 10K OSIsoft PI tags/plant contextualized with SAP maintenance records
  • Increased asset utilization through prioritized maintenance
  • 4X improvement in engineering productivity and lower O&M costs
  • 4 GW of capacity monitored using OSIsoft PI AFs

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“Element Analytics analyzes and then integrates industrial time series data with other data sources to develop digital twins of industrial assets.”

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“Element Analytics helps industrial companies explore the same sophisticated data analysis capabilities used by companies like Google and Facebook.”

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