What is system integration?

System integration connects devices and systems, often with computers, software and networks, to optimize throughput or the process. System integrators for automation and controls design and integrate computerized control systems for industrial machines, manufacturers or facilities.
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Energy Management October 11, 2019

Energy management’s strategic role shifting for manufacturers

Reliable energy efficiency policies are being given a new lease on life by the introduction of better technology solutions.

By Vincent de Rul
Planning is key when estimating a systems integration project. Courtesy: MartinCSI
System Integrators April 5, 2019

Ask 11 questions to simplify system integration

Being prepared, having project management structures and processes in place, and building trust with the customer are the most reliable ways to simplify the systems integration process. See eight system integration project management tips.

By Lindsey Kielmeyer
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System Integrators April 4, 2019

How to evaluate a system integrator for a project

There are many aspects to consider when evaluating a system integrator for a project, and taking the time to ask important questions up front allows a company to reap long-term benefits.

By John Loose
System Integration April 23, 2018

Ten best practices for system integration companies and projects

Project management, system development lifecycle, services, as well as information systems and cybersecurity are among 10 best practices for system integration in a new guide for system integrators and those doing control system integration projects.

By Control System Integrators Association (CSIA)
Seven tips: Practical advice about project management can help with a control system integration project. Project management for system integration differs from project management in other areas. Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media
System Integration August 12, 2016

Project management tips for system integration

Seven tips: Practical advice about project management can help with a control system integration project. Project management for system integration differs from project management in other areas.

By Mark T. Hoske
System Integration June 19, 2012

Adding a drive to meet energy regulation

Part of a European motor efficiency standard allows use of a variable speed drive to meet energy-saving requirements.

By Frank J. Bartos, PE
System Integration June 4, 2012

Improve project success, choose the right system integrator

The proper selection of a system integrator can make the difference between a failed project and a successful one. It can also make a difference in the level of success.

By Philip R Frechette