The key is to turn data into ‘Actionable Information’. It should be accurate, easy to understand and visual. By having data automatically presented in an easy to read format ensures that the value added time is spent on identifying and implementing actions to address the areas of concern.
All manufacturing sites have some form of measure to indicate how well they have performed based on requirements and target set. The most widely used measure to determine performance against capability of the equipment is Overall Equipment Effectiveness which is often referred to as OEE.