IIoT, Industrie 4.0
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IIoT, Industrie 4.0 February 13, 2019

The human factor of IoT in safety

Technology can be part of the ‘culture’ in plants

By Susie Cumberland
Humans and automation can add productivity and jobs said Alex Shikany is AIA vice president, part of A3 Association for Advancing Automation. Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering, CFE Media
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 February 13, 2019

Use the positive effects of automation to plan ahead

Automation helps manufacturing employment, aids exports, and adds productivity. Key concerns include attracting and retaining a quality workforce, price increases in raw materials, trade uncertainties, and rising health care and insurance costs.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: CFE Media
Mobility February 2, 2019

Understanding the impact of mobile cyberattacks

Manufacturers' technology often wasn’t built to suppress today’s digital threats and with the advent of mobile technology in the workplace, it is easy for hackers to exploit this soft weaknesses.

By Rich Scott
Asset Management
Figure 2. Providing subject-matter experts with visual representations of data allows them to interact directly to solve problems. Courtesy: Seeq
Asset Management January 29, 2019

Basic steps to take when applying analytics processing

Upstream oil & gas operations improved using data analytics.

By Michael Risse
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics
Building a virtual network is much like building a hard-wired network: finding many wires all leading to the same system. Courtesy: Hargrove Controls + Automation
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics December 31, 2018

Top 5 Control Engineering articles December 24-30

Articles about the 2019 System Integrator Giants, Engineers' Choice finalists, marshaling virtual resources, clean water benefits, and automating a manual valve were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from December 24-30, 2018. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra