Kevin Finnan and Wataru Nakagawa
Kevin Finnan is a digital transformation and industry marketing consultant at Yokogawa Corporation of America. He was previously an independent consultant, vice president of marketing for CSE-Semaphore, and director of marketing at Bristol Babcock. Finnan has more than 30 years of experience in a variety of vertical markets and has launched more than 40 automation and measurement technology products. Wataru Nakagawa is a system product content marketing manager for Yokogawa Electric Corp. He was system marketing for integrated control and safety systems for more than 10 years and is now responsible for integrated control and safety systems (ICSS) digital contents. Nakagawa graduated from Waseda University with a master’s degree in engineering.
Keep process control systems connected with industrial network strategies
Traditional distributed control system (DCS) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems designs can be improved with industrial digital transformation. Seek industrial interoperability, modularity, conformity to standards, including security standards, scalability and portability.