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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.

What are the Diagnostics/Expertise Needed for FOUNDATION Fieldbus?

The following discussion is part of an occasional series, "Ask the Automation Pros," authored by Gre...
Greg McMillan Feb 3, 2023 5:30:00 AM

Alarm Management and DCS Versus PLC/SCADA Systems

The following technical discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program...
Greg McMillan Feb 19, 2020 7:42:56 AM

Webinar Recording: 10 Essentials of a Successful Upgrade or DCS Migration

This post was written in conjunction with an ISA co-hosted webinar.
Charles Toth Jan 29, 2020 9:58:27 AM

Webinar Recording: Lessons Learned During the Migration to a New DCS

This educational ISA webinar was presented by Greg McMillan. Greg is an industry consultant, author ...
Greg McMillan Oct 2, 2019 9:00:14 AM

DCS Upgrade: How to Reduce Stress During Execution

This post was authored by Sunny R. Desai, an engineer in the DCS/PLC/SCADA department at Reliance In...
Contributing Authors Feb 12, 2018 10:42:49 AM

Webinar Recording: How to Choose a Modern, Integrated DCS Solution

This guest blog post was written by Shivendra Mishra, the global product manager for scalable contro...
Contributing Authors Nov 27, 2017 11:55:30 AM

Modern DCS Graphics: Level 1 Overview Displays

This post was written by Robert Allen, VP of operations at Lin and Associates.
Contributing Authors May 29, 2017 10:42:07 AM

Webinar Recording: ROI of In-Line Optical Spectroscopy in Process Manufacturing

This ISA co-hosted webinar on optical spectroscopy was presented by Hellma Analytics and Prozess Tec...
Contributing Authors Feb 6, 2017 10:42:38 AM

Webinar Recording: How to Modernize a Legacy DCS Platform

This ISA co-hosted webinar on DCS upgrade and migration strategies was presented by Tim Gellner, sen...
Contributing Authors Dec 21, 2016 9:00:14 AM

Webinar: Benefits of Integrating IIoT-Ready PLC and DCS Platforms

This guest blog post was written by Andrew Brodie, global control offerings marketing leader at Hone...
Contributing Authors Nov 2, 2016 10:42:32 AM

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