OK. This is just strange.

As you know, Walt's taking a bit of time away, and we're supposed to be keeping up the blog. Problem is, Walt leaves some pretty big shoes to fill here, and we've been scrambling to keep up. Hence, not to much posting going on.


Today begins the sixth annual AutomationXchange event in Park City, UT. This is a unique event that we developed in partnership with VerticalXchange to bring together buyers and solution providers in the automation industries. We have buyers from food, pharmaceutical, mining, glass, and a whole lot more industry verticals,...

Stickin' My Head Over the Cube Wall

In my mailbox this morning was an enewsletter from our sister publication, Control Design, calling attention to some of its recent articles.  While CD is targeted at OEMs, there is some overlap in our coverage. This piece by Scott Gee, chief software architect at ISDTech, Canyon Country, Calif., caught my eye.