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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.

Young Professionals - Our Future

For younger automation professionals, ISA has resources to enable you to advance your career. For ou...
Marty Bince Mar 31, 2023 7:00:00 AM

What is Your Wish List for Achievement and Recognition? Part 1

The following discussion is part of an occasional series, "Ask the Automation Pros," authored by Gre...
Greg McMillan Oct 4, 2022 5:30:00 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

Inspire the Next Generation of Leaders by Volunteering for FIRST

This post is written by Pat Gouhin, ISA executive director and CEO.
Contributing Authors Mar 26, 2014 10:42:06 AM

Opportunities and Challenges for New Automation Engineers

This Q&A feature was co-authored by Danaca Jordan, Hector H. Torres, Hunter Vegas, with an intro...
Contributing Authors Mar 25, 2013 11:15:13 AM

Automation Week: Control Performance Track

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Contributing Authors Aug 22, 2012 2:11:16 PM

ISA Training and Mentoring Programs for the Automation Industry

This post was authored by Steve Pflantz, an associate at CRB. Steve has served as vice president for...
Contributing Authors Aug 23, 2011 3:46:19 PM

Eliminate Deadtime with Mentoring and Social Media

The following technical discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program...
Greg McMillan Aug 8, 2011 5:44:58 PM

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