Top 5 Control Engineering content: June 20-26, 2022

The most-viewed content from the past week covered the Career and Salary Survey, Automate highlights, the need for diversity, HMI design and IT/OT convergence. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra June 27, 2022
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology

Control Engineering‘s top 5 content over the past week covered the Career and Salary Survey, Automate highlights, the need for diversity, HMI design and IT/OT convergence. Links to each article below.

1. Control Engineering Career and Salary Survey, 2022

Solve the workforce challenge: Automate, innovate, hire and retain great workers. Lack of skilled workers, materials and the economy are biggest threats to manufacturing. Lack of available skilled workers jumped from 37% in 2021 to 57% in 2022.

2. Flexible automation, robotics at Automate

Automate 2022 in Detroit strongly emphasized flexible automation as companies seek ways to address the supply chain and labor shortages exacerbated by COVID-19 and other world events.

3. Why tech companies need to embrace equity, diversity and inclusion

The high-tech sector tends to lag behind when it comes to gender parity and diversity. But diverse companies perform better and increase employee satisfaction, according to Dr. Lisa Graham, CEO of Seeq. See video.

4. Three effective HMI design pillars in packaging and beyond

A human-machine interface (HMI) establishes a machine builder’s brand, which makes any upgrade require a balance of optimal user experience, hardware options and upstream communication.

5. IT/OT convergence moves automation markets forward

Cloud-native data historian expedites data migration, insights

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, June 20-26, 2022, for articles published within the last two months.

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


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