LNS Research

LNS Research provides advisory and benchmarking services to help Line-of-Business, IT, and Industrial Automation executives make critical business and operational decisions. LNS research focuses on providing insights into the key business processes, metrics, and technologies adopted in industrial operations. LNS Research’s current coverage areas include: Enterprise Quality Management Software (EQMS), Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM), Asset Performance Management (APM), Industrial Automation 2.0, and Sustainability.

Company details

101 Main Street,14th Floor , Cambridge , MA 02142 USA

Locations Served

Business Type:
Publishing company
Industry Type:
Environmental - Environmental Data and IT Systems
Market Focus:
Nationally (across the country)
Year Founded:

Our mission is to enable Digital Transformation for industry. We are the leading research and advisory firm delivering technology insights for business executives. Our analysts focus on identifying the metrics, leadership, business process, and technology capabilities effecting change. Our practices focus on the needs of:

  • Quality Leaders
  • Environment Health and Safety Leaders
  • Manufacturing and Operations Leaders
  • Maintenance, Reliability, and Engineering Leaders
  • Digital Transformation Leaders
  • Research Integrity

Data is always open to interpretation, which is why we allow clients direct access to benchmark data through visualization and statistical tools. The voices of our analysts are important, but so are the voices of our clients. Through our proprietary platform, clients have the ability to share experiences, learn new best practices, and benchmark operations against peer groups through the use of our data visualization and statistical tools.

To ensure that the people and data of LNS Research remain independent, we promise to always be transparent in our use of data and statistical techniques, as well as always conforming to established best practices in data collection and data analysis. We also promise to be transparent in analyst activity and ensure that analysts are free from undo third party pressure, financial or otherwise. Finally, we promise to never sell or compromise our client’s identity to a third party.

The LNS Research Difference
Proven subject matter expertise, honest and direct feedback, and credible data in an easy to use format is the foundations of quality research. LNS accomplishes this in three main ways:

  • Experienced Analysts
  • Data Transparency
  • Formal Research Methodology

All of our analysts have extensive experience working in industry, evaluating technology vendors, and conducting primary research.

All of the data we report on is available for further analysis to interested parties through our benchmark data portal

All of the research we publish is based on well-established, statistically valid surveys and data analysis best practices. We also provide additional resources for interested parties to better understand the statistical techniques used in our analysis.

Benchmark research is an important decision support tool in any executive’s arsenal. When used properly, it can define world class performance in an industry and highlight how operations compare to peer groups as well as competitors.

The LNS Research Methodology helps executives understand Digital Transformation, achieve Operational Excellence, and properly align strategic objectives, metrics, and continuous improvement initiatives.

Achieving Digital Transformation and Operational Excellence is the underlying theme to the software segments and key industries that are covered by LNS Research. These broad areas are as follows:

  • Enterprise Quality Management Software
  • Manufacturing Operations Management
  • Industrial Energy Management
  • Environment Health and Safety
  • Asset Performance Management
  • Industrial Internet of Things
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Chemicals
  • Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Food and Beverage
  • Electronics
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Metals, Minerals, and Mining
  • Medical Devices
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Transportation
  • Utilities