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5 Articles for the Automation Pro - Friday Edition

Interesting reads for Friday and the rest of the weekend for the automation professional.
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1. When Motivating Employees, Expectations are Everything 
Successful managers know how to challenge their employees and provide them the tools to grow.  
Source: Industrial Distribution

ISA Automation Week Mentor Program: Greg Hale shares his vast proces exeperience and discusses the road to the best approach for a dynamic process mode. 
We're in space still and it may be cheaper with advanced composite materials.
Well, there's one way he can start that trend...
Journey into the heart of manufacturing innovation...

In case you missed them last week, here are the best reads from last week...

What Does the new Flame Malware Mean for Industrial Engineers?
So what does all this new malware mean to the average control engineer? 
Source: Tofino Security 

New product avoid code, allows for configuration instead.
How will thin computing and the cloud work together?
Interesting idea: A plan via the White House to target service members and manufacturing.


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