Workforce Development
Workforce Development September 13, 2018

Two cities become testbeds for smart mobile technology

Speeds of over one gigabit per second and response times of a few milliseconds offer ten times the performance of existing infrastructures and opportunities for new wireless applications that can process massive amounts of data in real time, including robotics, augmented reality (AR), and edge computing.

By Andrew Hobbs, Vinelake
Workforce Development August 8, 2018

The R&D tax credit fuels the oil & gas renaissance

A primary government incentive to reward innovation.

By Kevin Corley and Wayne Miranda, alliantgroup
Workforce Development August 4, 2018

Benefits of becoming an industrial engineer

An industrial engineer applies science, math, and engineering methods by solving problems and eliminating waste for a company.

By South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
Workforce Development August 3, 2018

Training younger generations with immersive technologies

Adopting new technology such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) will help train younger employees faster without comprising safety on the plant floor.

By Youssef Mestari, Honeywell Connected Plant
Workforce Development August 2, 2018

Survey finds manufacturers not using credentials in hiring or promotion decisions

A study by Workcred, an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) affiliate, found credentials have uneven use in the manufacturing industry and are not routinely required or used as a major factor in hiring or promotion decisions.

By Workcred
Workforce Development July 31, 2018

Training provides tips on power, VFDs, standards

Engineering education can help with motors, drives, and lightning control in industrial and commercial applications in retrofit and with new designs. See five misconceptions in applying motor controls.

By Control Engineering
Workforce Development June 20, 2018

Mechatronics systems certification program created

Siemens and Festo Didactic teamed up to create the Siemens Mechatronic Systems Certification Program (SMSCP), which is designed to help students, instructors, and learning institutions address the skills gap in the manufacturing industry.

By Siemens
Workforce Development May 28, 2018

Top 5 Control Engineering articles May 21-27

Articles about the 2018 Salary and Career Survey, condition-based maintenance, IIoT and sensor functionality, spreadsheets limiting data analytics, and IIoT analytics and predictive maintenance were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from May 21-27, 2018. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Workforce Development May 15, 2018

Control Engineering Salary and Career Survey, 2018

Career Update 2018: Engineers are getting paid more and a greater percentage expect to get increases in 2018, but the technical challenge and a general feeling of accomplishment remains the highest factors for job satisfaction.

By Mark T. Hoske and Amanda Pelliccione, Control Engineering
Workforce Development May 15, 2018

Engineering advice: Education, workplace strategies, tips

Control Engineering career and salary survey advice is offered by those taking the 2018 survey and education and workplace strategies were the biggest topics, followed by engineering tips.

By Mark T. Hoske and Amanda Pelliccione, Control Engineering