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Green Energy: Implementing Innovation, Research, and Development
As carbon emissions becomes more of a concern throughout the country, more people and organizations are looking to more alternative and sustainable energy sources. And though the goal is to reduce carbon emissions, there are many ways to meet that goal.
Oct 14th, 2019
How Robots Will Save the Human Race
This tongue-in-cheek prediction of the not-too-distant future shows a world where humanity is being snuffed out—due to a continuing rise in carbon emissions and an increase in sea levels—and robots are beginning to inhabit and run the country, while trying to save the human race.
Aug 5th, 2019
Data Analytics Strategy Provides Continuous Improvement
Data analytics including machine learning algorithms can deliver breakthrough improvements by making the data exploration phase efficient and real-time monitoring and prediction easy.
Jun 10th, 2019
Safety Is Our Real Business
Through every phase of design, implementation and operation of an automated system, there are several types of safety that are inherently tied to the long-term success of a project.
Apr 15th, 2019
Manufacturing Trends in 2019
Analytics, artificial intelligence, the Industrial Internet of Things and additive manufacturing are all expected to see continuous improvements and use this year.
Feb 11th, 2019
The Cost of Aging, Obsolete Systems
Tales of horror are seen time and time again by control system integrators as customers continue to balk at necessary plant maintenance or upgrades—trying to save upfront costs only to pay much more in the end.
Sep 17th, 2018
Managing Mid-Project Changes to Minimize Costly Implications
Not only is it important to clearly define a project upfront, but it is just as critical to properly handle any changes that pop up along the way.
Jul 16th, 2018
Unemployment, Automation and Manufacturing 2018
How will we go about filling the control system engineering positions we as an industry need to fill? Here’s a look at the issue and some ideas about overcoming it.
May 17th, 2018
In Search of IIoT Demand
Though there is plenty of potential for Industrial Internet of Things technologies, IIoT has not yet come of age in many manufacturing plants. That could change with the 2018 economy.
Mar 19th, 2018