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And now a word from Grant Leseueur

"I'd like to start my presentation by saying (pointing to Peter), 'Yeah, what he said.'" Leseueur, the product marketing leader for InFusion, gave a roadmap: InFusion Phase 1-- April 06 InFusion Foundation Edition-- May 07: SCADA, Triconex, TMEC, MES Infustion Installed BAse Support for next year: Historian migration, 100 series...

Peter Martin on Executive Turmoil and Rightsizing

Invensys' brilliant vice president of performance management, Dr. Peter Martin, gave his usual exciting keynote. He talked about the effect of activist boards of directors since Enron and the other CEO debacles, and how CEOs have less than a year in general to perform, or they are gone.

Live from the Foxboro User Group!

Today, Jim Montague, Mark Rosenzweig from Chemical Processing, and I are attending the Foxboro User Group. This is an intimate gathering, not the huge Invensys all-companies meeting of previous years. This is only Foxboro, and as User Group Steering Committee member, Larry Wells of Georgia-Pacific (and a member of Control's...

Catchin' up...

Last week's ARC Forum on collaborative manufacturing again brought home the message that there are a lot more laggards than leaders in manufacturing. Friday, I spent a day at Morley's Barn with 50 or so other self-confessed geeks..."We wear our pocket protectors with pride!"...