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Archive for June, 2014

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Top 10 Questions to Ask Regarding HMI/SCADA Risk

Written by Alicia Bowers

Visual-V1-smallWe’ve all heard that continuing to use Windows XP® can put your industrial systems at risk. But, what else is important?

Here are 10 questions to ask yourself regarding HMI/SCADA systems and risk. The questions are not in any particular order, and there are many more questions that we could include.

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Say “Bon Voyage” to the Experienced Workforce

Written by Alicia Bowers

A few months ago, I went to the retirement and going-away party for my neighbor, Don. He had worked in the same job his whole career, which is amazing to me. Now, in his early 60s, Don was leaving to sail away to the Caribbean islands – a great retirement dream that he earned.

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Five Building Blocks for Accelerating Change

Written by Chris Peacock

OWC blog post image v2For anyone familiar with my history, you will know that my path to success has many times taken surprising turns. While I never “planned” on being in the water sector, I am grateful for the events that led me here 15 years ago.

Recently, I gave a presentation at the Water Innovations Alliance Water 2.0 conference in Chicago and shared my thoughts on ways in which we can accelerate change around our water.

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Big Data = Big Opportunity for Water and Process Chemicals Management

Written by Adnan Mansour

Reliability, sustainability and profitability are key goals for every industrial organization. But as the business landscape continues to experience enormous change – rising costs, volatile market shifts, diminishing availability of resources, and mechanical and operational complexities – the ability to meet  more challenging operational performance and stricter environmental regulations without sacrificing performance and revenue is increasingly challenging.

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