Modernization projects can help reduce lifecycle costs, because as equipment ages, it can get more expensive to maintain, and an upgrade can then reduce downtime by having more easily maintained systems.
In this article from our sister publication, ChemicalProcessing.com, Darryl King of JMP Solutions, provides a outlines a methodical approach for ensuring successful control system migrations. This approach can be outlined in four basic parts:
- Make a plan
- Update documentation
- Be prepared to avoid potholes
- Know where to turn
King shares how to implement this methodical approach using the example of a company migrating from a legacy system, and emphasizes why it's important not to wait until it's too late to migrate.