The software platform, which Honeywell lumps under a category called enterprise performance management for operations technology, is designed to utilize the company's asset and process control knowhow and combine it with analytics and data.
Honeywell's enterprise management platform lands a few days after Johnson Controls released its Enterprise Management 2.0 platform. That platform analyzes building data via artificial intelligence with a focus on energy, asset, occupant and tenant billing management with visualization tools.
Honeywell's Forge aims to take data from equipment, processes and people to provide insights to operators of buildings, airlines, industrial facilities and other infrastructure. Honeywell said Forge will be hardware and software agnostic.
Use cases for Honeywell Forge's analytics include maintenance, cybersecurity and optimization. The first installment of the Forge portfolio will be Honeywell Forge for Buildings, which will monitor, manage and control building operations and systems.
Other Honeywell Forge launches will include:
Honeywell Forge for Industrials, which will launch in June and include digital twins.
Honeywell Forge for Airlines, which will launch in June.
Honeywell Forge for Inspection Rounds, which digitizes inspections.
Honeywell Forge Cybersecurity, which will launch in the fourth quarter.