When starting any system integration project, consider four fundamental components to business case development: business needs, situational analysis, recommendation and evaluation to create due diligence for project management.
Project management for system integration projects may need to overcome frustration, anxiety and resentment to build trust. Project documentation, project communications, and project planning help with system integration project management.
Large-scale process automation projects have unique requirements and complexities that automation specialists should consider to mitigate issues and provide a path for success
It may take more effort to build a long-term relationship, but it pays off in the long run as the customer views the integrator as a trusted advisor and part of the team.
A sound process and a main automation contractor can relieve stress for an integrator. Reduce risk and maximize plant productivity of large system integration projects in three ways.
Insurance can make many of a system integrator’s problems someone else’s problems. Insurance obligations are part of most system integration project contracts. Engineering projects often need multiple types of insurance to have appropriate coverage.
Many types of sensors are available to manufacturers, and knowledge about the application type and basic operation conditioning requirements can create a more informed and accurate sensor selection choices for factory automation and machine control. How to find sensors, operating requirements, sensor explanations are provided.
Case studies in oil and gas, pharmaceutical, and water-wastewater applications offer advice in control system integration, automation upgrades, and project management.
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