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Wait, and Uncle Sam will do it for you...

While many industrial sectors dither about protection of critical infrastructure, the Federal Government is busy setting forth standards for those sectors to meet. Currently these standards are voluntary, but insiders continue to say that if voluntary compliance is not forthcoming, the standard means of governmental coersion will be used to...

A bit of away...

No, I haven't posted all week. Sorry, I was at our AutomationXchange event, and the discussions held there are private. I will hopefully be posting an Adobe Presenter version of the keynote speech that Ian Nimmo of User-Centered-Design Services gave on Tuesday morning.

The Operator of the Future-- Arnold Oliver, Worsley Alumina Refinery

"We love to see our operators in action, just like our sports teams. We love them when they do well. We get frustrated with them when they make mistakes." Worsley management challenged the process control group with this question: