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Top 5 Control Engineering articles June 24-30

Articles about choosing the right HMI, the Career and Salary Survey, DCS migration, alarm management and process safety, and monitoring assets were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from June 24-30. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra July 1, 2019
Configuration software should make it easy to create basic graphics, and to implement more advanced features like remote connectivity, data logging and security. Courtesy: AutomationDirect

The top 5 most read articles online, from June 24-30 for Control Engineering covered choosing the right HMI, the Career and Salary Survey, DCS migration, alarm management and process safety, and monitoring assets. Links to each article below.

1. Choosing the right HMI

Human-machine interfaces (HMIs) are available with many hardware and software features and users should work backwards from the target application to make sure all needs are addressed.

2. Control Engineering Career and Salary Survey, 2019

Engineers are getting paid more, although fewer expect to get increases in 2019; top factors for determining job satisfaction are feeling of accomplishment, technical challenge, and financial compensation.

3. Some best practices recommended for DCS migration

A proven process control solution enters the 21st century.

4. Connecting alarm management and process safety

Making the connection between alarm management and process safety management can ensure a safe and productive process.

5. Should assets be monitored in-house or in the cloud?

Wireless sensors and specialized software deliver options for improved effectiveness.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, June 24-30, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.


Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Production Editor, Control Engineering, CFE Media