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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.

A New Approach to Advancing the Connected Enterprise

This guest post is authored by Rob Gellings, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Integration, MAVERI...
Contributing Authors Feb 18, 2013 10:42:09 AM

Video: Overview of the Parts of the ISA95 Standard

The ANSI/ISA95 standard is currently divided among five parts with plans for a sixth part. Each of t...
Juliann Grant Sep 4, 2012 4:32:34 PM

Intelligent Device Management Standards Committee Seeks Members

Intelligent field devices, pervasive in modern process manufacturing, bring the promise of transform...
Contributing Authors Aug 22, 2012 6:57:49 PM

All about loop-checking with new ANSI/ISA standard

“All of the instruments and software that work together to make a process measurement or control a p...
Contributing Authors Aug 9, 2012 1:53:41 PM

Understanding ISA-84 and Functional Safety in the Process Industries

This post was authored by William Johnson, Richard R. Dunn, and Victor J. Maggioli.
Contributing Authors Jul 30, 2012 4:42:26 PM

Steam temperature controls standard reaffirmed for 2012

The power industry has seen various steam temperature control systems developed over the years to fi...
Contributing Authors Apr 9, 2012 6:01:09 PM

ISA12 Hazloc Standards Members Gather for Intensive Week of Meetings

Veteran and novice ISA12 (Electrical Equipment for Hazardous Locations) Members will gather in Orlan...
Contributing Authors Feb 24, 2012 2:50:42 PM

Security Standards Committee Completes Ballot

The ISA99 committee recently completed a ballot on the standard, ISA-62443.03.03 (99.03.03), Securit...
Contributing Authors Dec 13, 2011 3:47:18 PM

IEC 6-1131-3

The IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) 6-1131-3 Standard is a widely recognized interna...
Mark Weisner Dec 10, 2011 4:27:36 PM

New Enterprise-Control System Integration Standard Issued for Review/Voting

A new draft standard in the widely used ISA95 series has been issued for ISA95 committee balloting, ...
Contributing Authors Nov 14, 2011 6:38:58 PM

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