Submitted by nbartels on Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:40
The ISA launched its completely redesigned Web site yesterday. The new www.isa.org is a state-of-the-art, customer- and member-centric portal that delivers a more personalized and satisfying experience in showcasing ISA's products, services, resources and technical information.
Category: Advanced Control Control Strategy Control System Control Systems Manufacturing Intelligence Process Automation Process Control Improvement Process Management
Submitted by Dan Miklovic on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 09:26
According to Webster control is “to exercise restraining or directing influence over” whereas manage is “to exercise executive, administrative, and supervisory direction of”. Subtle but distinctly different. While process control may be necessary to ensure safety and proper operation it is process management that makes money for t
Submitted by nbartels on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 16:01
You probably have--in your neighborhood, at church, at the supermarket hawking Girl Scout Cookies, at a family reunion or Christmas party. Maybe she even lives at your house. She's smart, imaginative and creative. She's got a quirky outlook on life.
Submitted by IanVerhappen on Tue, 12/08/2009 - 14:36
As we near the end of the calendar year this is a good time to pull out the crystal ball and solicit your input on what YOU think automation systems in 2020 will be like?
Category: Automation Automation Industry Automation Security Automation Services Automation Skills cyber security Enterprise Integration FDT/DTM fieldbus Industrial Ethernet industrial networking OPC Process Automation SCADA Security Smart Grid wireless
Submitted by IanVerhappen on Mon, 12/07/2009 - 14:52
Here we go, the most challenging of all steps is the first one so I will start safe (baby steps concept) by sharing with you the topics I hope to cover in this blog:
Category: Design Implementation Maintenance Operations Operator Effectiveness Planning Process Automation Security Usability
Submitted by waltboyes on Thu, 08/06/2009 - 16:27
We have been working on a Web 2.0 Social Media enabled way for the process automation community to discuss, teach and learn about usability issues in process automation for some time. It is called the Process Automation Usability Project, and you can find it here.