Todd Walden

Author and Blogger

Todd has over 20 years experience in information technology, industrial automation, process systems and solutions, marketing, and training. He uses this expertise help technical customers explain their products and services, with the ultimate goal of delivering their stories and successes to a wider audience.

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Looking Into the Future with Your Digital Twin

Looking Into the Future with Your Digital Twin

Some of the most exciting advancements in automation software and analytics are happening in simulation. As Monil Malhotra recently shared in an interview with Jim Montague at Control magazine, data analytics are everywhere, and the information we pull from that data...

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Forecasting the Future of Process Control

Forecasting the Future of Process Control

Industry is moving away from the traditional model that locks the control system away from any internet connectivity. As Claudio Fayad, vice president of technology for Emerson’s process systems and solutions explains in his recent article in Process and Control...

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Better Visibility Keeps the Water On

Better Visibility Keeps the Water On

Today’s commercial and residential water use barely resemble those of ten or twenty years ago. As a result, the way water and wastewater facilities operate has also changed dramatically—especially as a result of changes made during the COVID-19 pandemic. As Emerson’s...

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Driving Innovation through Democratized Data

Driving Innovation through Democratized Data

More and more companies are digitalizing their operations. After all, collecting data on paper and transferring those records to digital systems is inefficient and subject to error, not to mention the fact that few plants have the staff needed to perform these...

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Avoid the Misconceptions Leading to Poor Alarm Management

Avoid the Misconceptions Leading to Poor Alarm Management

In today’s manufacturing environment, where fewer experienced people are running the plant, well-designed alarm strategies are more important than ever. A timely, clear, accurate alarm—one that is not buried in an alarm flood—can mean the difference between safe...

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Four Best Practices for Condition Monitoring

Four Best Practices for Condition Monitoring

It is easier than ever to store massive amounts of data. The cost of wireless sensing technologies has dropped dramatically, making it much easier to instrument every asset in the plant and ensure that no performance aberration goes unnoticed. However, bringing in all...

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Three Strategies to Drive Improved Reliability

Three Strategies to Drive Improved Reliability

A rapid decrease in the cost of sensing equipment has driven many reliability teams to implement even more automated condition monitoring across their facilities. A wide variety of new technologies are both easy to implement and full of robust features to increase...

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