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Top 5 Control Engineering articles September 27 to October 3, 2021

Articles about the Engineering Leaders Under 40, IT/OT convergence, digital transformation, COVID-19 testing and smart manufacturing ROI were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from September 27 to October 3, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra October 4, 2021
Courtesy: Siemens Factory Automation

The top 5 most read articles online, from Sept. 27 to Oct. 3, 2021, for Control Engineering covered the Engineering Leaders Under 40, IT/OT convergence, digital transformation, COVID-19 testing and smart manufacturing ROI. Links to each article below.

1. Engineering Leaders Under 40, Class of 2021

Meet the engineers who are exceeding expectations and improving operations as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

2. Three ways IT/OT convergence is critical to industrial cybersecurity success

It has been said many times that IT and OT need to work together, but why is it so important? Here are three day-to-day functions where IT/OT convergence will help with risk reduction and improve your chances of success.

3. Digital transformation, smarter manufacturing: Expert interview series, Bernd Raithel, Siemens

Just starting or stalled with digital transformation and smart manufacturing? Gain inspiration and hear advice from Bernd Raithel, director of product marketing and deployment of new technologies at Siemens Factory Automation in the U.S., based on experiences at Siemens manufacturing plants. See video.

4. Engineers develop COVID-19 saliva test

Engineers at MIT and Harvard University have designed a small tabletop device that can detect COVID-19 from a saliva sample in about an hour.

5. Unlocking smart manufacturing ROI

A system integrator explains six industrial data requirements for factories of the future using an apple-pie baking example.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, Sept. 27 to Oct. 3, 2021, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, web content manager, Control Engineering, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.


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