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It's hard to keep all these meetings straight...

Last week, we were faced with two large user groups meeting at the same times. Honeywell User Group met in Phoenix, while Siemens' User Group for the Americas met in Orlando. I attended the event in Phoenix, not because I love Honeywell best, but because it was on the schedule...

Pinto makes an important point about Rockwell and ICS Triplex

. He says, "Now, what does this say about Rockwell Automation? Did they just buy a fattened-up pig? Just a few months ago they bought an Ireland-based Systems Integrator for an exorbitant price. Now another questionable acquisition in England for a price that is admittedly "dilutive to earnings in the ...

Another PR Wall of Shame winner!

This came to me this morning... [redacted] announces important breakthrough for the [redacted] market [redacted] a leading manufacturer and supplier of high quality [redacted], announces the launch of [redacted], a significant breakthrough for the[redacted]market. [redacted]'s products are used by the pharmaceutical, food, and chemical and process industries as well as...

Nunc dimittis servum tuum, Domine...get 'em while they're young!

I am not going to stop pounding my pulpit about this, but it sure sounds like somebody has been listening, and thinking alike with me (some emphasis on parts added by me): ISA Identifies Core Projects for Workforce Development Program Research Triangle Park, NC (7 June 2007) - ISA has...

Monday morning maybe funny...

A poster to one of the automation lists I frequent just posted: "How data is transferred in packets?" I had an immediate vision of hands putting little datas in envelopes. ...