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.

AI and Cloud Computing: an Intrinsic Link

The advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) is intrinsically linked to the scalability provided ...
Tchule Ribeiro May 7, 2024 7:00:00 AM

IoT Solutions World Congress: Why Barcelona is the Place to Be in May

A century ago, automation solutions arrived to transform manual industrial tasks. This century, the ...
Renee Bassett Apr 2, 2024 7:00:00 AM

Digital Safeguarding: Protecting Industrial Control Systems

As the backbone of industrial automation, the security of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) is paramo...
Nahla Davies Oct 12, 2023 11:40:27 AM

US Government Reaffirms Its Commitment to Public-Private Partnership on Critical and Emerging Technology Standards

In May 2023, the White House released its US Government National Standards Strategy for Critical and...
Liz Neiman Jun 16, 2023 7:00:00 AM

Summary of "Tuning Generalized Predictive PI Controllers for Process Control Applications"

The following is a summary review of, "Tuning Generalized Predictive PI Controllers for Process Cont...
Samuel Ko Tak Shun Jun 6, 2023 10:28:55 AM

Automation Professionals Day: Celebrating Our Community

On 28 April, the founding day of the International Society of Automation (ISA) in 1945, we celebrate...
Marty Bince Apr 18, 2023 7:00:00 AM

IT/OT Convergence is More than Integrating Data

IT/OT convergence is one of the popular buzzwords thrown around by most manufacturers as part of the...
David Schultz Mar 7, 2023 7:00:00 AM

PROFINET and EtherNet I/P: Key Protocols for Industry 4.0 and IoT Applications

Applications based on Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT) are revolutionizing communicatio...
Matheus Sokacheske Mar 3, 2023 7:00:00 AM

What Does a Maritime Cybersecurity Professional Do? Q&A with Marco Ayala

Marco (Marc) Ayala is a process automation professional with more than 25 years of experience workin...
Marco (Marc) Ayala Apr 30, 2021 5:15:00 AM

What Is MQTT, and How Can Industrial Automation Companies Use It?

If you are getting involved at all with the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), you are bound to s...
David Schultz Apr 13, 2021 5:15:00 AM

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