Top 5 Control Engineering articles December 27 to January 2, 2022

Articles about digital twin adoption, advanced analytics, virtualized PLCs, IT/OT convergence and AI vision were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from December 27 to January 2, 2022. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra January 4, 2022
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The top 5 most read articles online, from December 27 to January 2, for Control Engineering covered digital twin adoption, advanced analytics, virtualized PLCs, IT/OT convergence and AI vision. Links to each article below.

1. Accelerating digital twin technology adoption

Digital twin technology is evolving manufacturing plants and many companies are taking advantage of its benefits.

2. Advanced analytics allows engineers and data scientists to work together

Empowering engineers to interact directly with data, often using algorithms developed by data scientists, accelerates time to insight.

3. Virtualized programmable logic controllers

A paradigm shift toward industrial edge and cloud computing.

4. Cybersecurity and IT/OT convergence: A pathway to digital transformation

The history of industrial information technology (IT) set the stage for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and digital transformation; keep it safe with cybersecurity best practices.

5. AI vision for monitoring manufacturing and industrial environments

Manufacturers can benefit from AI machine vision technologies by increasing uptime, leverage preventive maintenance and more.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, Dec. 27 to Jan. 2, 2022, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, web content manager, Control Engineering, CFE Media and Technology,

Author Bio: Chris Vavra is web content manager for CFE Media and Technology.