Table 70 shows further use cases, which are not NOA use cases.

Table 70 - Device Information Model Use Cases

Use Case



Device Commissioning

Asset Management

Connecting and binding Process Automation Devices to the automation system.

Device Replacement

Asset Management

Replacing a device on a running system.

KPI Monitoring


Monitoring the health of equipment and alerting when issues are identified e.g. valve operation, communication statistics, signal strength, etc.

Predictive Maintenance e.g. for valves, rotating equipment


Monitoring derived variables that indicate future required maintenance

Device Repair

Asset Management

Analyzing device failures and providing actionable information e.g. using device dashboards

Device Calibration

Asset Management

Periodic automated calibration, tracking calibration history

SIS Proof Testing

Asset Management

Safety Instrumented System (SIS) Tracking proof test intervals, valve stroke tests, verifying availability on demand

Batch Configuration

Asset Management

Downloading device configurations between batches

Connected Services


Exposing device information to remotely located experts for diagnostics and analysis

Device Dashboards

Asset Management

Providing overviews information, operator consoles remotely

Documenting Calibrators

Asset Management

Automatically calibrating devices, collecting calibration data

Regulatory audits

Asset Management

Verifying device versions and certifications

Remote Device Access

Asset Management

Commissioning and optimizing a device e.g. open the online root menu.