Software & Integration Resource Center
The modern process plant can’t run without a successful program of software utilization and integration. As machines become more automated and sophisticated, their smooth integration becomes even more important. Programs need to speak to each other. Field instruments must communicate with the control room. Appropriate alarm notifications have to happen. Information must pass back and forth between all manner of programs and be accessible on all manner of devices. Software has to be secure. The Software and Integration Resource Center provides articles, white papers, news reports and product information about the latest technology to keep your industrial network humming—either wired or wirelessly.
Operations and management are the real customers, and they have little patience for unforeseen foibles of the process control system.
Automate configuration of control and safety systems as well as production of cabinet documentation and instrument loop diagrams.
What prompted ExxonMobil to start thinking and doing things differently? Sandy Vasser, I&E manager at ExxonMobil, explains the transition.
History tells us we can’t expect bumpless upgrades and transitions with standards-based solutions.
White Papers: In Depth Research
Posted: Apr 04, 2016
Safety standards and certification requirements have changed over the years.
Posted: Dec 14, 2015
How today's technologies provide unprecedented integration capability for much more access to information throughout the plant than ever before
Posted: Apr 16, 2015
This whitepaper outlines new industry regulations, the impact of traceability and recordkeeping on the supply chain and the use of vision systems to minimize product liability.
Posted: Apr 09, 2015
Safety standards and certification requirements have changed over the years. So have approaches to the design and implementation of safety systems.