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101 Tips to Accelerate Your Process Automation Knowledge

Posted in Education on Friday, February 15th, 2013. No comments yet
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Over the past several months, process automation hall-of-fame member Greg McMillan has been sharing tips from his 101 Tips for a Successful Automation Career book. These tips appear as weekly blog posts over at the ISA Interchange blog. Today’s post, Tip #19: Always Run Spare Wires and Plan for Expansion, stresses the need to plan […]

Need Tips on Having a Successful Automation Career?

Posted in Education on Thursday, September 13th, 2012. No comments yet
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There is another great book coming out for automation professionals. Just in time for the 2012 ISA Automation Week conference, Control Talk and ISA Interchange blog’s Greg McMillan along with Hunter Vegas have written 101 Tips for a Successful Automation Career. In the preface, Greg and Hunter highlight the genesis for the book [hyperlink added]: […]

Trend from Industrial Use to Personal Use Reverses

Posted in Technologies, Usability on Wednesday, August 29th, 2012. No comments yet
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It used to be that developments in industry found their ways into our homes. Today, the reverse is true more often than not. The technologies we touch in our homes impact industrial product developments. In today’s guest post, Emerson’s Anand Iyer, a control systems project manager, shares perspectives on this change. Time was when you […]

Automation Professional Khan Academy

Posted in Education on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012. No comments yet
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Happy New Year! I took the opportunity to largely unplug from the grid over the past few weeks to rest, relax, rejuvenate and visit with family and friends. I hope you had the opportunity to do the same. Not completely unplugging, I had a chance to poke around and came upon the Khan Academy. I […]

Hot Off the Press – New Control Loop Foundation Book

Posted in Education, Emerson Exchange on Thursday, September 23rd, 2010. No comments yet
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A few weeks ago, I highlighted a new process control fundamentals book by Emerson technologists Terry Blevins and Mark Nixon. Terry and Mark were burning the midnight oil to have the book, Control Loop Foundation – Batch and Continuous Processes, published in time for next week’s Emerson Exchange. Their hard work has paid off as […]