Developing a Career Pathway for a Mission-Critical Workforce

Developing a Career Pathway for a Mission-Critical Workforce

This article was authored by Mitchell Sepaugh, who has worked as an OEM control systems integrator and a program leader at Cleveland Community College.   Technology advances have allowed us to expand our horizons and create complex systems to automate the supporting...
Get involved in promoting STEM education

Get involved in promoting STEM education

This post is authored by Peggie Koon, president of ISA 2014. In last month’s ISA Insights article I mentioned I will complete a series of articles reviewing the 10 trends impacting ISA. Last month we looked at Cybersecurity and this month we’ll take a closer look at...
Inspire the Next Generation of Leaders by Volunteering for FIRST

Inspire the Next Generation of Leaders by Volunteering for FIRST

This post is written by Pat Gouhin, ISA executive director and CEO.   I recently had my most rewarding experience of the past year.  Some time ago, I agreed to volunteer for the regional, three-day FIRST Robotics Competition held in Raleigh, N.C.  I asked to be...
A Sneak Preview of ISA’s New Website and Enhanced User Experience

A Sneak Preview of ISA’s New Website and Enhanced User Experience

This post is written by Pat Gouhin, ISA executive director and CEO. The International Society of Automation has been putting the finishing touches on a brand new website, the customer − and member − facing portal that showcases all of ISA’s products, services, and...
Setting the Future Direction for ISA at Executive Summit 2014

Setting the Future Direction for ISA at Executive Summit 2014

This post is authored by Peggie Koon, president of ISA 2014. As I mentioned in last month’s article, one of our key goals this year is related to making sure that the Society – especially its leadership – is laser-focused on strategy. We are committed to developing...
Meeting Challenges and Seizing Opportunities in 2014 and Beyond

Meeting Challenges and Seizing Opportunities in 2014 and Beyond

This post is authored by Peggie Koon, president of ISA 2014. First and foremost, I am extremely excited to serve as 2014 president of ISA, an organization which has contributed so much to both my professional and personal growth. You see, my presidency is a...

Reflections on the Progress and Future of ISA

This post is authored by Terrence G. Ives, president of ISA 2013. As I reflect upon my experience as 2013 ISA president and consider the advances made by ISA over the past many months, I come away with a tremendous feeling of pride. I’m proud to have served and worked...

Great things to come: ISA’s new website

This post is authored by Terrence G. Ives, president of ISA 2013. Did you know that ISA’s website attracts more than 1.2 million unique visitors every year? It’s true – and how many of those people can actually find what they’re looking for on our current site? Not...
Taking the lead on the development of the cybersecurity framework

Taking the lead on the development of the cybersecurity framework

This post is authored by Terrence G. Ives, president of ISA 2013. This is an exciting − and highly significant − time for the Automation Federation and its founding organization, ISA, in helping America take steps to combat the mounting threats of cyberattack. The...
Big Data Focus at 2013 ISA Water/Wastewater Symposium

Big Data Focus at 2013 ISA Water/Wastewater Symposium

This guest post is authored by Graham Nasby, general symposium chair of the 2013 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium. Big Data is Big News in just about every corner of our digitally connected world.  Leveraging massive amounts of process data...

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