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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Ovation Users’ Group – Balancing Change

Ovation Users’ Group – Balancing Change

Emerson’s 2021 virtual Ovation™ Users’ Group Conference opened with Bob Yeager, president of power & water solutions, and Rick Kephart, vice president of technology, sharing a glimpse into the expanding needs of the changing power and water industries. Bob and...

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Small Changes Add Up to Big Energy Savings

Small Changes Add Up to Big Energy Savings

It is impossible to miss the shift toward more sustainable operations—driven by new social and consumer expectations—in nearly every industry across the globe. Chemical producers are no exception, as industry leaders take advantage of digital technologies and expanded...

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Expert Advice for Implementing Analytics

Expert Advice for Implementing Analytics

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are rapidly changing the way organizations leverage analytics. These systems enable complex analysis that human beings simply cannot perform manually, making it possible to solve difficult problems and identify...

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Data Lakes Drive More Value from Digital Transformation

Data Lakes Drive More Value from Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is prompting many organizations to reexamine the way they handle data across the enterprise. A common challenge many organizations face is siloed data. Over the years, as new equipment, processes, and even facilities were added, plants adopted a...

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Building a Better Digital Transformation Foundation

Building a Better Digital Transformation Foundation

While new technologies connected with digital transformation, IIoT, and Industry 4.0 are exciting and carry great promise, it’s important to make sure there isn’t more you can be getting from what you already have. This is the main point of an Executive Corner column...

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A Greater Return on Digital Transformation Investments

A Greater Return on Digital Transformation Investments

Digital transformation is about more than connecting to devices in the field. Today, we look to technology to redefine the way we work. Digital transformation and a connected workforce help us improve management and control of operations. The intersection of...

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Making Medicine Personal with Flexible Automation Solutions

Making Medicine Personal with Flexible Automation Solutions

Personalized medicine manufacturers are rapidly changing their manufacturing platforms to provide a new scale of production. In the Emerson Exchange Virtual Series, life sciences experts held an open Q&A on the trajectory of cell and gene therapies, and how a...

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INVISTA Improves Uptime with State Based Control

INVISTA Improves Uptime with State Based Control

Operators are the heart of any process. Experience, skill, and attentiveness give the best operators an intuitive feel for processes that helps ensure uptime, safety, repeatability, and quality—even in the most infrequent process situations. But with a major shortage...

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Exploring the Future of the Control System

Exploring the Future of the Control System

Control systems have been a stable foundation for operational excellence and reliable, repeatable performance in manufacturing for decades. However, just as needs have changed across those decades, so too have control systems themselves, evolving to meet the...

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Augmented Reality Brings Real Benefits to Manufacturing

Augmented Reality Brings Real Benefits to Manufacturing

Augmented reality (AR) has come a long way since it first made a worldwide splash in mobile video games. No longer considered just a toy or novelty, AR is being implemented for real-world applications that are changing the way we work and learn. One area where AR is...

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