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Project Management KPIs-the Three Musketeers

Posted in Project Services on Thursday, October 10th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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A blog post by Emerson’s Anand Iyer. The last couple of decades have seen integrated engineering across the globe. Some of this actually started with the Y2K and internet and cloud have been largely responsible for this mode of operation. A philosophical argument could be that we as humans have been collaborating over millenniums…Anyway, today […]

Offshoring Control Rooms?

Posted in India, Operator Performance, Operator Training on Wednesday, August 28th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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Update: Welcome scadasec Digest readers. Much work needs to be done with cybersecurity technology and work processes before Anand’s vision might be realized. Emerson’s Anand Iyer explores offshoring control rooms in today’s guest post. I wonder what Elmore Leonard would have said to this. Every generation faces an extinction of a profession and many struggle […]

Applying Layer of Protection Analysis to Driving Automobiles

Posted in Safety, Technologies on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Anand Iyer applies process safety thinking to automobiles. Statistics put highway accidents as the largest human killer. More people die in automobile accidents than in the wars of the modern world, nuclear power plants or process plants. We have put in a lot of knowledge and processes into process plant technologies to make them […]

Maintenance Management and Control System Integration

Posted in Asset Optimization on Friday, July 12th, 2013. No comments yet
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A blog post by Emerson’s Anand Iyer. Since the days of my “initiation” in this field, machinery protection has always been another system, whose domain has been questioned many a times. While the instrumentation and control (I&C) team would probably maintain the probes and systems, the higher level could fall into “rotating equipment specialists” or […]

The Control System Rental

Posted in Wireless on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013. No comments yet
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Here’s an idea from Emerson’s Anand Iyer. Would a rental solution generate sufficient justification to experiment with those borderline cases? Back in 2008, working in maintenance group for a leading petrochemical giant in India, there was this discussion on how some measurements were needed for analyzing if there was a savings potential. The control system […]