Jim Cahill

Chief Blogger, Social Marketing Leader

Jim is a 30+ year veteran with Emerson and leads Emerson Automation Solutions' global social marketing practice. He is the chief blogger of Emerson Automation Experts. Jim received his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas and an MBA at the University of New Orleans. He began his career as a systems engineer for Conoco's offshore oil & gas production operations based out of New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Advanced Sensor Technology in Safety Instrumented Functions

Advanced Sensor Technology in Safety Instrumented Functions

In a Process Engineering article, Improve the reliability of safety instrumented systems with advanced measurement technologies, Emerson’s Julie Valentine and Meha Jha share how technology advancements combined with best practices helps drive process safety improvements.

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Three Core Technologies Re-Architecting Automation

Three Core Technologies Re-Architecting Automation

The FieldComm Group held a 3 hour, 45 minute workshop, Harnessing Advanced Automation Technology for Digital Transformation Today. Emerson’s Chief Technology Officer for Automation Solutions Peter Zornio presented on 3 core technologies enabling a re-architecting of the traditional automation architecture.

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Operational Analytics in Digital Transformation

Operational Analytics in Digital Transformation

Podcast host Jim Cahill is joined by Emerson’s Michael Tworzydlo to discuss the role of operational analytics to ensure operational health and optimize plant-wide performance by detecting abnormal behavior of processes and assets, identify root causes of problems, and predict future performance.

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Challenges in Fuel Cell Manufacturing

Challenges in Fuel Cell Manufacturing

Emerson’s Nicolas Marti joins Jim Cahill in this Emerson Automation Experts podcast to discuss some of the challenges and opportunities in the fuel cell manufacturing process.

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Driving More Sustainable Packaging Lines

Driving More Sustainable Packaging Lines

In a FluidPower World article, Achieve a greener packaging line, Emerson’s Mark Densley shares how innovative pneumatic technologies help CPG manufacturers to reduce their carbon and equipment footprint.

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Foundational Principles in Cybersecurity

Foundational Principles in Cybersecurity

While no manufacturing organization can guarantee it will never be affected by one, there are foundational actions business and cybersecurity leaders can take to remove silos, operate holistically and implement best practices to reduce risk from these types of threats.

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Unifying Operations Data in Support of Digital Transformation

Unifying Operations Data in Support of Digital Transformation

An Amazon Web Services (AWS) article, Building an Industrial Data Platform on AWS with Emerson’s Plantweb Optics Data Lake, highlights how bringing these silos of operational technology (OT) data sources together enables holistic analysis of data across the enterprise.

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Podcast: Building Hydrogen Mobility Infrastructure

Podcast: Building Hydrogen Mobility Infrastructure

In this Emerson Automation Experts podcast, Denka Wangdi shares some of the challenges in the buildout of hydrogen mobility infrastructure and some of the ways advancing technologies and solutions are addressing these challenges.

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