Webcasts: Networks, cultures converge; plant-floor networking; how to work with IT
Educational seminars to help organizations implement change by establishing best practices between IT and manufacturing, and in other areas, including....
Milwaukee, WI – Based on knowledge of manufacturing and IT cultures, Rockwell Automation and Cisco are holding a series of educational seminars to help organizations implement change by establishing best practices between IT and manufacturing.
The networking Educational Series of Webcasts are available online. Newly available are downloadable PDFs of Q&As following Webcast presentations, which feature questions from customers and the provided answers. The first three Webcasts of the ongoing series are:
“The Trend– Network Technology & Cultural Convergence”
“What Every IT Professional Should Know about Plant Floor Networking”
“What Every Plant Floor Controls Engineer Should Know about Working with IT”
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After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.