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.

Why Are Process Automation Projects So Difficult to Manage?

Reflecting on my long career as a project manager, I have come to realize process automation project...
Lee Swindler Feb 3, 2020 7:42:13 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

Why Most Modern Process Plants Fail to Take Full Advantage of Automation System Capabilities

The way we have started automobiles through the years is a simple analogy to the progress, or lack t...
Paul Darnbrough Dec 23, 2019 9:00:46 AM

Webinar Recording: Future-Proof Your Automation Solutions with Standards-Based Design

  This ISA webinar on industrial calibration was presented by Rick Slaugenhaupt, a consultant for MA...
Contributing Authors May 6, 2019 10:42:01 AM

How to Obtain Accurate Industrial Project Cost Estimates

  This article was written by Brian Batts, proposal and estimating group manager at MAVERICK Technol...
Contributing Authors Jul 18, 2018 10:42:14 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 Au...
Contributing Authors Jun 20, 2018 10:42:05 AM

How to Monitor and Control Quality in Process Manufacturing

In nearly all regions and industries, markets for products reflect the impact of globalization. The ...
Paul Darnbrough Dec 20, 2017 10:42:40 AM

How Much Is Enough Cybersecurity Protection for an Industrial Network?

  This post was authored by Paul J. Galeski, CEO and founder of MAVERICK Technologies, a Rockwell Au...
Contributing Authors Aug 23, 2017 10:42:39 AM

How to Leverage ISA Standards to Achieve Sustainable Benefits During Industrial Project Design

This guest blog post was written by Rick Slaugenhaupt, a consultant for MAVERICK Technologies, as pa...
Contributing Authors May 31, 2017 10:42:55 AM

Webinar Recording: Large Industrial Project Execution

  This post was written in conjunction with an ISA co-hosted webinar on large project execution. The...
Lee Swindler Apr 24, 2017 9:00:18 AM

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