Todd Walden

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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Leverage Life Sciences Software to Reduce Time to Market

Leverage Life Sciences Software to Reduce Time to Market

The days of maintaining paper records across the life sciences development and production pipeline are gone. Today’s regulatory requirements, not to mention the complexity of new treatments, requires organization that can only be provided electronically. However,...

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Today’s Modernization Technologies Eliminate Rip-and-Replace

Today’s Modernization Technologies Eliminate Rip-and-Replace

Modernization projects have become more important than ever as the benefits of updated control technologies such as better HMIs, advanced process control, better integration with asset management systems, improved alarm management, and more have all transitioned from...

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Expert Advice for Securing Safety Systems

Expert Advice for Securing Safety Systems

As more and more processing plant personnel begin to work remotely in the wake of cultural changes from the global pandemic and an acceleration in plants’ digital transformation initiatives, there is probably no topic more deserving of attention than cybersecurity....

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Reduce the Complexity and Cost of Modernization

Reduce the Complexity and Cost of Modernization

One of the most difficult challenges many of today’s process manufacturing plants face is modernization. Operations and maintenance teams know that they cannot drive the best possible performance and sustainability using technologies that are 20 or 30 years old;...

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Data Defines the Future of Control

Data Defines the Future of Control

We hear so much today about digital transformation, but, as Emerson’s Claudio Fayad explains in his recent article in Processing magazine, digital transformation has been happening for far longer than we all imagine. In fact, “The modern distributed control system...

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Expert Advice for Alarm Management

Expert Advice for Alarm Management

Effective alarms are one of the most important elements of a safe plant. However, setting up an effective process alarm solution is a stumbling point for many teams. There are ways to create better alarm management, but they aren’t always intuitive. Fortunately,...

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Guardian Digital Experience is an Evolution in Support

Guardian Digital Experience is an Evolution in Support

The Emerson Exchange Users’ Conference is all about Emerson users, and perhaps no session better exemplified that sentiment than the Transformation of Guardian presentation on day three. Nina Golder, vice president of Emerson’s Lifecycle Services, shared with the...

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Let your Personnel Lead you to the Adaptive Plant

Let your Personnel Lead you to the Adaptive Plant

On Monday at the Emerson Exchange Users’ Conference, Emerson’s Michalle Adkins and AbbVie’s Jeff Ziolkowski moderated a panel with Fujifilm’s Soren Skerris, Takeda’s Dr. Nina Schwalb, Eli Lilly’s James Weber, and Emerson’s Christian Berg. The experts shared the...

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Mapping the Future of Industrial Software

Mapping the Future of Industrial Software

Day one of the Emerson Exchange Users’ Conference featured Monil Malhotra, vice president of industrial software, sharing the roadmap for Emerson’s industrial software offerings. Monil explored the reasons and the path forward for Emerson’s initiative to bring...

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Emerson Exchange Opens with Boundless Automation

Emerson Exchange Opens with Boundless Automation

After more than two years, the Emerson Exchange Users’ Conference is back in person in Grapevine, Texas. At the keynote, Mike Allen, chairman of the Emerson Exchange board of directors, opened the event to a room of over 1500 people, sharing big news about the future....

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