How Connected Buildings and Power Grids Make Cities ‘Smart’

How Connected Buildings and Power Grids Make Cities ‘Smart’

This guest blog post was authored by Claudia Vergueiro Massei, CEO of Siemens in Oman. We are living through interesting times. Name any tech buzzword – be it artificial intelligence, big data, Internet of Things (IoT) – and you will see a ripple effect on different...
Does IIoT Live up to the Hype?

Does IIoT Live up to the Hype?

This article was written by Eric J. Byres, a well-known industry expert in the field of industrial cybersecurity and chair of the ISA99 Security Technologies Working Group. There sure is an awful lot of hype about the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). One cannot...
How Often Do Measurements Need to Be Calibrated?

How Often Do Measurements Need to Be Calibrated?

The following technical discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program, authored by Greg McMillan, industry consultant, author of numerous process control books, 2010 ISA Life Achievement Award recipient and retired Senior Fellow from...
Book Excerpt + Q&A: Situation Management for Process Control

Book Excerpt + Q&A: Situation Management for Process Control

This ISA author Q&A was edited by Joel Don, ISA’s community manager. ISA recently published Situation Management for Process Control: Decision Making for Operators in Industrial Control Rooms and Operation Centers by Douglas H. Rothenberg, Ph.D., a leading expert...
AutoQuiz: How to Measure the Resistance in a Circuit

AutoQuiz: How to Measure the Resistance in a Circuit

AutoQuiz is edited by Joel Don, ISA's social media community manager. This automation industry quiz question comes from the ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) program. Certified Control System Technicians calibrate, document, troubleshoot, and...
How Long Does It Take to Detect a Leak on an Oil or Gas Pipeline?

How Long Does It Take to Detect a Leak on an Oil or Gas Pipeline?

This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, ISA Fellow and author of the new ISA book Detecting Leaks in Pipelines. To download a free excerpt from Detecting Leaks in Pipelines, click here. If you would like more information on how to...

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