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A 5-step approach to IIoT success
A 5-step approach to IIoT success

Reducing downtime, cutting costs and maintaining competitive advantages in production have always been primary goals for engineers. The onset of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will not change these objectives, but rather, it will alter how they are met. Interconnectivity and the self-regulation of... Read More

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SCADA cybersecurity in the age of the Internet of Things
SCADA cybersecurity in the age of the Internet of Things

Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, and the broader industrial control systems (ICS) including SCADA, human-machine interfaces (HMIs), building management systems (BMS),... Read More

Harvesting, storing, and accessing industrial data
Harvesting, storing, and accessing industrial data

Big Data analysis is among the enabling tools of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industrie 4.0. The data starts on the plant floor or other industrial facility as a discrete point,... Read More

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Avoid surprises with preventive maintenance
Avoid surprises with preventive maintenance

Most business owners are aware of the benefits of establishing a preventive and predictive maintenance program at their facility. Identifying any issues in the equipment before it results in a... Read More

Appealing to the next generation of manufacturing workers
Appealing to the next generation of manufacturing workers

A recent survey inquired about the shortage of a "skilled workforce" in manufacturing. Though the survey's basic premise, which addressed training and recruiting, is valid, I believe the... Read More

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Digital Edition
Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device and includes interactive links. The September issue covers the 2016 Engineering Leaders Under 40, electrical solutions, and integrated VSD compressors.
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2016 Engineering Leaders Under 40
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering's 2016 Engineering Leaders Under 40 have made a significant contribution to their plant’s success, and to the control engineering and/or plant engineering professions. Learn more about the Leaders Under 40.
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Industrial Internet of Things Webcast Series 2016, Part Three: Security for IIoT
Presenters Alex West and Brian Arbuckle will discuss the basic issues around cybersecurity threats in the oil and gas sector, why investing in equipment and strategy is important, the technologies available to secure both legal systems and new installations, and the challenges and benefits of adopting a robust cybersecurity strategy for process manufacturing. One (1) Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.

Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET.

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