Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media

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Awards December 12, 2017

2018 System Integrator Giants

Key changes in System Integrator Giants rankings year-over-year proves economic growth in global manufacturing.

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media
System Integrators December 14, 2016

How to find the right recipe for successful system integration solutions

The success of a bourbon plant's system integration requires a smooth combination of controls and information.

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media
Cybersecurity July 11, 2016

Microsoft, GE ready to collaborate on IIoT

GE’s Predix operating system to be part of Microsoft’s Azure cloud offering.

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media
Process Safety June 9, 2016

Creating visibility in the plant a major benefit of IIoT

Sal Spada of ARC Advisory Group delivers a view of information management at CFE Media Webcast.

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media
System Integrators December 10, 2015

System Integrators of the Year: The future is today for 2016 winners

The System Integrators of the Year combine technology with a customer-centric approach. See roundtable video discussion.

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media
Workforce Development December 31, 2014

Video: How system integration projects succeed

CFE Media interviewed three representatives from the 2015 Integrators of the Year: Charlie Jager of Polytron, Paul Galeski of Maverick Engineering and Steve Malyszko of Malisko Engineering-to get their views on how end users can get the most out of their integrators, and what integrators need from end users.

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media
System Integrators December 18, 2014

From soup to nuts and bolts: Elements of successful system integration

Technology has changed, but the dynamic of a successful system integration (SI) project should be as easy as mixing chicken and noodles. How? Be receptive to new technologies, develop and share system integration goals, and use standards and controls to help operations, and transform data into information.

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media
Energy, Power January 22, 2013

‘Manufacturing renaissance’ will boost North American growth

Siemens executive projects revenue boom in next five years at ProMat

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media
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