Monday, August 31, 2015

The 2015 Wonderware Conference Keynote Speaker is…

Conference Keynote Speaker, Terry Bradshaw
Super Bowl Champion Quarterback, Sports Broadcaster, and Actor

The only NFL player with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Bradshaw continues to defy an easy pigeonhole. Four-time Super Bowl champion quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers), two-time Super Bowl MVP and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee describes only the beginning of a seemingly limitless career…

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Top 5 Areas to Focus on for Effective Alarm Management


Alarm management is the most important yet overlooked aspect of industrial operations. Many companies do not even perform extensive analysis on their alarm system to identify its strengths and weaknesses, forget about investing time and resources. However, it is feasible to quickly improve alarm system performance by paying attention to some high benefit items.

Here are the top 5 focus areas:

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Joe Finn's Top 10 Reasons to Attend the 2015 Wonderware Conference

We look forward to seeing you in Dallas during the Wonderware User Conference (September 21-23, 2015) and spending two and half days of thought leadership and knowledge sharing to empower you to take your operation and organization to the next level of performance. There are so many reasons to attend, but our friend, Joe Finn narrowed it down for you...

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

An Alternative Approach for Viewing Data vs. Actionable Alarms

When bringing data from devices into the system, the following questions should be asked:
1. What information does the operator need in order to run the equipment?
2. How should the operator be properly alerted to abnormal situations without introducing a source of constant distraction? 

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Wonderware User Conference for North America September 21-23 Dallas

Early Bird Registration is Open! 
Please join us for the Wonderware Conference in Dallas, September 21-23, 2015 and see the Wonderware content, customer presentations, product roadmaps, demonstrations and networking with your peers from other companies, Wonderware management, subject matter experts, partners,  industry analysts

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

John Krajewski to speak at the 2015 ISA Water / Wastewater Symposium


On Thursday August 6, 2015 8:15 AM EST, John Krajewski will be in Orlando, speaking at 2015 ISA Water / Wastewater Symposium. John will be talking about Situational Awareness in Industrial Human Machine Interface Design. Go out and learn about:

  • The trends that are currently driving the needs of industrial HMI
  • How the HMI should be designed to optimize the operator’s interpretation of the vast amount of data being displayed
  • How can your operations team make effective decisions that will deliver overall business success
  • And much more!

Monday, August 3, 2015

Why Machine Builders Should be Interested in IoT and Industry 4.0

With the advent of Internet of Things and Industry 4.0, the number of embedded devices used for M2M (Machine to Machine) data exchange increase will increase. For machine builders, this means that demand for machine functionality will rise sharply among customers, including demand for interoperability, the ability to exchange data with cloud-based systems, user-friendly local configuration options, and maintenance. Rather than an isolated set of units, these devices will be an integral part of the overall automation system (and even supply chain).