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Can a Leopard Change Its Spots?

In the last post I posited that an automation vendors success in making software central to its business needs to be a key consideration on choosing a strategic partner for automation technology.  It is safe to say that while it seems every automation supplier is investing in software, not every...

#opsmanage OpsManage Expo ties things together

There can be only one. Invensys, that is. There is no "Foxboro" booth, no "Wonderware" booth, or any of the other great brands that make up part of Invensys Operations Management, or IOM. And as you walk through the expo, you see that there are applications being talked about: operations,...

#opsmanage Invensys Operations Management One Year On

This is a very interesting experience for me, because this is the first time in years, I think, that I've been at a user group meeting without having to help produce a show daily. I can actually go to the sessions I'm interested in, as opposed to the ones I...

Invensys Makeover

Found this in the course of my ritual morning check of Twitter. Invensys Operations Management has launched its redesigned website with the goal of rationalizing to outsiders the relationships between its various companies. See the new site here.  The news release is below.

Petrobras adds IPS to the list...gotcha covered!

Between ABB's frame agreement to upgrade all of Petrobras' control systems, and this new agreement between Petrobras and IPS for safety systems and asset management systems, Petrobras is pretty well covered for upgrades to their refineries and oil platforms. When Petrobras is finished with these upgrades, watch out! They'll...

Just in case you thought this was "all Emerson, all the time" this week...

Here's an interesting press release from Invensys. Note that most of SAP's plant based experience, including Sudipta Bhattacharya, now works for Invensys. INVENSYS DEMONSTRATES ENHANCED INFUSION CONDITION MANAGER AT AVANTIS USER GROUP CONFERENCE InFusion Condition Manager version 2.2 collects and analyzes real-time diagnostics from plant production assets, drives the appropriate...