New podcast: Planning your DCS migration

A veteran of many migration projects offers her insights.

09/03/2008


Marjorie Ochsner, senior product manager and migration specialist for Honeywell Process Solutions , discusses how to know when it’s time to move and how to make the process as painless as possible. ( .)

In the podcast, Ochsner considers a group of practical topics:

  • What are the signs that it’s time to change;

  • How far down should a change extend;

  • How to define business goals;

  • Is it best to begin with the HMI;

  • What can your operators tell you;

  • How much of an old system, both hardware and intellectual property, can you retain; and

  • What are the best planning steps to ensure a low risk change.

Ochsner has gone through this process many times, so her input should give you some practical pointers.

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—Peter Welander, process industries editor, PWelander@cfemedia.com ,
Process & Advanced Control Monthly
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