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.

Are We Facing Broad Change?

The following discussion is part of an occasional series, "Ask the Automation Pros," authored by Gre...
Greg McMillan May 16, 2023 7:00:00 AM

How Long Before Watson Comes to Engineering?

Hundreds of years ago, experienced master builders knew everything about their craft, designing and ...
Paul Gruhn May 20, 2019 9:00:39 AM

How to Bridge the Generation Gap in the Process Industries Through Mentoring

This post was authored by Paul J. Galeski, CEO and founder of MAVERICK Technologies, a Rockwell Auto...
Contributing Authors Jun 20, 2018 10:42:05 AM

Career Advice for Someone Beginning an Engineering Education

This post was written by Bill R. Hollifield, an industry veteran, ISA committee member and author of...
Contributing Authors Aug 4, 2014 10:42:23 AM

Get Involved in Promoting STEM Education

This post is authored by Peggie Koon, president of ISA 2014.
ISA Past-Presidents Apr 10, 2014 10:42:00 AM

Technical Expertise Across Multiple Platforms: What the Auto Dealership Taught Me the Hard Way

This guest post is authored by Chad Harper, senior director of technology at MAVERICK Technologies.
Contributing Authors Jun 24, 2013 10:42:28 AM

The Molecule: Why Professionals Matter Over Equipment

This guest post is authored by Bill Stewart, vice president of corporate planning and strategy at MA...
Contributing Authors May 22, 2013 10:42:32 AM

FIRST Championship demonstrates young people’s passion for science and technology learning

This post is authored by Terrence G. Ives, President of ISA 2013.
ISA Past-Presidents May 9, 2013 10:42:29 AM

ISA Certification Programs Can Position Employees and Employers to Succeed

This post is authored by Terrence G. Ives, President of ISA 2013.
ISA Past-Presidents Apr 11, 2013 10:42:37 AM

ISA training can provide the high-performing workforce that manufacturers and global economies need to grow

This post is authored by Terrence G. Ives, President of ISA 2013.
ISA Past-Presidents Mar 14, 2013 10:32:29 AM

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