System Integration

Courtesy: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Workforce Development June 10, 2021

Engineering talent critical to state, national economic progress

Engineering fields are facing a major skills gap that isn’t going away. Engineers do more than make things; they provide the backbone for a state and country’s economy. Learn how a university is changing the message.

By Renee Meiller
Courtesy: Silicon Valley Robotics
Workforce Development June 9, 2021

Diversity hiring for engineering companies: 7 tips

Don’t give up at hiring a diverse team for robotics and engineering companies. Get better at it. These seven tips can inspire a more diverse engineering workforce.

By Andra Keay
Courtesy: Phoenix Contact
Power Systems June 8, 2021

5 things to consider before implementing a UPS

Critical control systems feed the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and require uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) to prevent momentary power interruptions that could cause an industrial PC or other industrial controller to crash. Here’s how to choose an industrial UPS.

By Ken Allwine
Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Automation June 6, 2021

Warehouse automation vendors focusing on after-sales services market

There is plenty of potential growth in the after-sales market for warehouse automation vendors as COVID-19 continues to change the way people consume goods.

By Jason Depreaux
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated
Workforce Development June 5, 2021

Addressing workforce development with a 360° approach

Devising a workforce development plan to close the knowledge gaps will set everyone up for success and make the Industry 4.0 journey a successful one.

By Duane Grob
Courtesy: CSIA
System Integrators May 10, 2021

System integrators are a good investment

Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) provided benchmarking factors to improve operational and financial performance, as well as recruiting and retention for engineering and technology personnel.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: Patti Engineering
Simulators, Optimizers May 5, 2021

Five technologies that can help manufacturers evolve after COVID-19

There are many currently available technologies that can help keep manufacturers productive right away as everyone adjusts to the new normal.

By Patti Engineering
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Embedded Systems, Edge Computing April 28, 2021

Edge computing’s importance in Industry 4.0

Edge computing links on-the-floor devices and the cloud and pre-processes data for use. Four common edge computing mistakes are highlighted.

By Patti Engineering
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Cybersecurity April 21, 2021

How to protect marine renewable energy devices from cyberattacks

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) created a cybersecurity guidance report for marine renewable energy (MRE) devices to help improve MRE’s resiliency as a reliable source of renewable energy.

By Genoa Blankenship
Courtesy: Control System Integrators Association (CSIA)
System Integration April 20, 2021

System integration award winners announced

The Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) named winners for leadership, integrator member, partner member and more in their 2021 ceremony.

By Control System Integrators Association (CSIA)