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How We Work-Human Centered Design for the Operating Plant

Posted in Asset Optimization, Usability on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012. One comment so far
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Emerson’s Tom Wallace continues his series on the impact of human centered design on the technologies used by automation professionals. In previous blog posts, I shared some of the science behind Human Centered Design (HCD). In this and the next couple of blog posts, I’ll share ways that HCD is applied to devices in an […]

Are Human-Technology Interactions Solving or Causing Problems? Part 1

Posted in Abnormal Situation Prevention, Usability on Tuesday, July 17th, 2012. One comment so far
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Process automation engineers’ decisions impact everything from project cost and schedule, to uptime, throughput, quality, and safety. Instruments and valves connect the physics and chemistry of your process, and the decisions made by your automation systems and personnel. Those decisions form the foundation of business and personal job success. Emerson’s Tom Wallace, whom you may […]