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Archive for August, 2013

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Let your System do the Work. Enable your Workforce.

Written by Terry Biederman

Terry Biederman, global water industry manager at GE Intelligent Platforms, answers “How do you enable your workforce?”

Picture a world where your equipment, things like PLC’s, now provide and drive workforce activities. When at work, picture an alarm popping up, say a pump fault. The system can drive that through an electronic center operating procedure, and then from there it can go and it can actually create a work order. 

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Money Isn’t The Issue…Utilities Have It!

Written by Kyle Reissner

http://www.dreamstime.com/-image13545813With the plethora of products and information available in the industrial market today, it’s hard to make sense of it all. You can see this first hand by picking up an Automation World trade magazine and looking at the ads within it. There are thousands of products, all of which typically list the standards they adhere to and every one of their features; it’s hard to make sense of how they’d work together to solve a problem or drive improvements, even for experienced industry professionals.

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High Performance Automation for a Connected World

Written by Martin Byars

OWC BlogI’m behind the scenes at the ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium.

I have two websites for you water automation professionals to check out.

Click here to learn about the International Society of Automation (ISA) and this conference. It’s held every year in August and caters towards water automation professionals.

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Are You Seeing the Edge?

Written by Alan Hinchman

Edge“What a great idea.” A simple set of words endlessly looping in my head. But, the great idea didn’t seem so “great” now. I had only just a few steps ago covered my eyes and walked out on stage in front of the room. It was only about 20 minutes from when I had stepped the 15 paces from the edge of the stage to the place I was standing.

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