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.

Bill Lydon

Bill Lydon

Lydon has been active in manufacturing automation for more than 25 years. He started his career as a designer of computer-based machine tool controls; in other positions, he applied programmable logic controllers and process control technology. In addition to experience at various large companies, he cofounded and was president of a venture-capital-funded industrial automation software company. Lydon believes the success factors in manufacturing are changing, making it imperative to apply automation as a strategic tool to compete.

Recent Posts:

How to Optimize Application Engineering to Keep Projects on Time and on Budget

This article was written by Bill Lydon, automation industry authority, journalist and former chief e...
Bill Lydon Mar 26, 2018 10:42:29 AM

Should STEM Education Programs Include the Arts?

This article was written by Bill Lydon, chief editor at InTech magazine. Want to learn more on this ...
Bill Lydon Aug 28, 2017 10:42:04 AM

Automation Professionals Are Catalysts for Change in Manufacturing

This article was written by Bill Lydon, chief editor at InTech magazine. 
Bill Lydon Jul 10, 2017 10:42:47 AM

Successful Automation Engineers Build Relationships and Collaborate

This article was written by Bill Lydon, chief editor at InTech magazine.
Bill Lydon Mar 22, 2017 10:42:17 AM

Is the Internet of Things Creating Unfocused Urgency to Monitor Everything?

This article was written by Bill Lydon, chief editor at InTech magazine. 
Bill Lydon Jan 11, 2017 10:42:26 AM

How Cloud Computing Delivers a New Industrial Automation Tool for Improving Operations

This post was written by Bill Lydon, InTech’s chief editor. 
Bill Lydon Oct 26, 2016 10:42:00 AM

ISA Members Develop Key Standards That Advance the Industrial Automation Industry

This article was written by Bill Lydon, InTech’s chief editor. 
Bill Lydon Jun 22, 2016 10:42:25 AM

Response to Automation Industry Problem: React or Positively Act?

This post was written by Bill Lydon, InTech’s chief editor.
Bill Lydon Apr 4, 2016 10:42:26 AM

Process Plant Historians Deliver Insights and Improve Operations

This article was written by Bill Lydon, automation industry authority, journalist and former chief e...
Bill Lydon Feb 8, 2016 10:42:56 AM

The Automation Professional as Change Agent

This article was written by Bill Lydon, automation industry authority, journalist and former chief e...
Bill Lydon Jan 6, 2016 10:42:39 AM

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