Is No Noise Really a Good Thing?

Aug. 29, 2023
A lack of noise in process management usually warrants investigating.

It is human nature to be “seduced by the simplicity of smoothness”, according to the authors of the book Nobody’s Fool: Why We Get Taken In and What We Can Do About It. Seeking a world unincumbered by roadblocks is a natural but unrealistic tendency when it comes to automation.

If a disturbance or alarm surfaces, it might be easier in the moment to dismiss it rather than deal with it. Noise in the realm of control and process management is often thought to be of no importance, but an absence of noise could be indicative of a greater problem left unresolved.

“Our habit should be to treat the absence of noise as a warning to dig deeper,” the Nobody’s Fool authors wrote.

Learn more in this article from partner publication Control here.

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