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Where operations technology and information technology meet--people, process, technology.

Feb 20, 2019

Without standards, shipping by ship, train, and truck would be chaotic. Just so, developing manufacturing standards such as OPC, FDT, EDDL, ISA88, and ISA95 has had great benefit to manufacturers and producers. The Open Process Automation Forum, part of The Open Group, consists of users and developers of technology...

Jan 17, 2019

Gary responds to a New York Times opinion piece that is yet another "robots will replace all workers" lament. These are all so wrong. Where do you go for manufacturing news that's realistic?

Dec 21, 2018

Stuff happening. Siemens (cyber security, growing digitally). Emerson (growing and acquisitions). GE (divesting Digital). ABB (divesting power grid). Rockwell (new product with PTC). Keep an eye on IT companies with powerful compute packages for OT--Dell Technologies and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Nov 21, 2018

The talk I gave at Industry of Things World East in Orlando in November. The Internet of Things and the story of data. All about solving business problems.

Oct 31, 2018

Asking why? Continuous learning. Helping educate our children. Ideas for solving new problems and developing new business.