Posts Tagged ‘Cindy Scott’

Planning Operator Workloads

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Operator Performance on Monday, July 23rd, 2018. No comments yet
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There’s a great question on planning operator workloads. This Emerson Exchange 365 community, DeltaV group member posted, Is there a standard, industry reference or best practice to determine operator workload and staff requirement for DCS consoles? In part, they ask: I’ve been dealing with a question from our management for some time: we fear that […]

Mobile Control System Operational Experience

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Technologies on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018. No comments yet
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One only has to do cursory “people-watching” to see how connected most all of us are to our mobile devices. Whether it’s social feeds, news, messaging or other activities much of our attention goes there. This technology is transforming the way we interact, learn and perform tasks. For manufacturers, these transformation is extending into their […]

Innovations in Control System Operator Interfaces

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Operator Performance on Thursday, March 22nd, 2018. No comments yet
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Operators in plant and production facilities have relied on Operator Interfaces (OIs), also known as human-machine interfaces (HMIs), as their window into the process—to monitor, control and work through abnormal situations. In a article, OI package empowers operations, Emerson’s Cindy Scott and Camilo Fadul, describe advancements in OI technology introduced in DeltaV Live to […]

Bridging Color Sciences with Process Automation

Posted in Operator Performance, Technologies on Tuesday, December 18th, 2012. 2 comments so far
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I hate to date myself, but I remember the first color monitors coming into process automation operator workstations in the 1980s when I was a young systems engineer. Having a palette of colors was really nice when putting together displays for our operators on offshore platforms. Unfortunately, we didn’t have a clue about color science, […]