ISA Interchange

Welcome to the official blog of the International Society of Automation (ISA).

This blog covers numerous topics on industrial automation such as operations & management, continuous & batch processing, connectivity, manufacturing & machine control, and Industry 4.0.

The material and information contained on this website is for general information purposes only. ISA blog posts may be authored by ISA staff and guest authors from the automation community. Views and opinions expressed by a guest author are solely their own, and do not necessarily represent those of ISA. Posts made by guest authors have been subject to peer review.

Intelligent Automation: Overcoming Challenges for Seamless Implementation

In the ever-evolving landscape of technological advancements, intelligent automation stands out as a...
Amol Kakade Feb 20, 2024 8:00:00 AM

Securing the Future: IoT Product Testing and Information Security in Smart Manufacturing

The Information of Things (IoT) industry is booming. Data collected by Statista shows that the secto...
Katie Brenneman Feb 15, 2024 10:19:28 AM

8 Reasons to Harness the Power of Cobots for Superior Welding Automation

Industrial welding robots have been around for quite some time. Now, collaborative robots (cobots) o...
Emily Newton Feb 13, 2024 8:00:00 AM

An interview with Béla Lipták, author of "Controlling the Future: Preventing Climate and Other Disasters"

ISA recently published Controlling the Future: Controlling Nonindustrial Processes: Preventing Clima...
Ashley Ragan Feb 8, 2024 8:00:00 AM

Symptom vs. Cause vs. Root Cause

Every investigation into a problem includes the question, Have we found the root cause?" followed by...
Grant Vokey Feb 6, 2024 8:00:00 AM

The 5 W's of Modernizing Control Systems Future

The following discussion is part of an occasional series, "Ask the Automation Pros," authored by Gre...
Greg McMillan Feb 2, 2024 8:00:00 AM

Automation Can Help Make Deep-sea Mining Safer and Less Environmentally Disruptive

The Drive for Deep-sea Mining The Norwegian government has become the first country to allow deep-se...
Steve Mustard Feb 1, 2024 12:06:44 PM

2024 Will Be a Remarkable Year for Automation Led by ISA

It is quite the personal and professional honor to serve as the ISA President over this upcoming yea...
Prabhu Soundarrajan Jan 30, 2024 10:21:06 AM

When are we Modernizing Control Systems?

The following discussion is part of an occasional series, "Ask the Automation Pros," authored by Gre...
Greg McMillan Jan 22, 2024 8:00:00 AM

AI in Oil: Unleashing a New Era of Efficiency and Innovation

Many business leaders are rapidly exploring options for using artificial intelligence (AI) to improv...
Emily Newton Jan 19, 2024 11:32:51 AM

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