Info Management

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Info Management July 28, 2021

Data integrity with electronic batch records

Electronic batch records (EBRs) can improve record-keeping by making it more automated and removing the human element from the equation.

By Bryon Hayes
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Info Management July 19, 2021

Top 5 Control Engineering articles July 12-18, 2021

Articles about IEC 61131-3 structuring, simulation and computer-aided design, edge computing, industrial wireless best practices and HART status information were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from July 12-18, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
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HMI, OI July 1, 2021

Control Engineering hot topics, June 2021

Control Engineering's most clicked articles in June 2021 included stories on HMI and SCADA design, six things to know about calibration, process control system connectivity, the Career and Salary Survey and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Operators always need a clear view of what’s happening. Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering
PLM, Control Design November 18, 2020

Best practices matter when designing control systems

When lives depend on control system design (and even when they don’t), best practices matter. Here’s what I’d like control system designers to know.

By Mark T. Hoske
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IT July 27, 2021

Connected automation has failed the first rule of cybersecurity (or what Brad Pitt taught me about industrial cybersecurity)

Not so long ago, these industrial control systems (ICS) assets were deployed on separate isolated networks and fell out of the information technology (IT) cybersecurity scope. That's no longer the case.

By Jim Cook and Dino Busalachi
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Industrial PCs August 19, 2021

The IPC requirements of complex control

As automation technologies and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) become more commonplace in modern manufacturing, the requirements of control hardware have increased.

By Stephen Hayes