System Integration

System Integration March 9, 2020

Standards capture stranded data, help with device design, data integration

Standards update: Integrated systems and standards help support advanced information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) collaboration and optimization in three key ways. Also see four advantages of future process automation facilities.

By Ted Masters
System Integration February 12, 2020

Five automation design tips for the future

Automation design and system integration: When designing automation for the future, consider open source, capital costs, evolution, multi-vendor capability and cybersecurity.

By Josh Eastburn
Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Energy, Power May 10, 2022

Lithium-ion battery market expected to grow

The global Lithium-ion battery market is moving into surge mode with an increase of more than 70% in 2021.

By Maya Xiao
Workforce Development May 17, 2022

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.

By Mark T. Hoske and Amanda Pelliccione
The 2022 CSIA Executive Conference, after a 2-year hiatus, will be returning to Denver from June 27-30. Courtesy: CSIA
System Integrators May 6, 2022

System integrators and the workplace’s future

The 2022 CSIA Executive Conference is themed “The Future of Work" with an emphasis on showing the new normal for workers as it relates to people, location and deliverables.

By Jose M. Rivera
Courtesy: Hitech CADD Services
Project Management April 13, 2022

Minimize design planning, optimize time to market

Design automation software enables mass customization, accelerates manufacturing, improves efficiencies from sales to manufacturing, and reduces lead times across functions.

By Ketan Panchal
John Lee is the strategic manager of manufacturing intelligence at Matrix Technologies. Courtesy: Matrix Technologies
Sustainability May 13, 2022

Creating automation interoperability, sustainability at a resin plant, flour mill

It is crucial to understand business goals and requirements up front and to have ways to test requirements and measure automation project success. Control system integration projects reduced waste to zero in the first year; the other reduced delays and backlogs.

By John Lee