May 15, 2023
Observations, thoughts, questions about automation and control market, the companion media market, and innovation. Thoughts welcome.
Apr 14, 2023
I presented a Webinar on April 5. You can find it here https://www.manufacturingtechnologytoday.com/frs/23189866/going-beyond-digital-transformation--the-real-innovations-in-manufacturing/email . I talked about how digital data isn't new, my 1978 project, how we need to watch for disruption coming from anywhere,...
Feb 28, 2023
Why is it that open systems work in IT and not OT. The work of the Open Process Automation Forum.
Feb 8, 2023
Update on the industrial metaverse essay and podcast given the Google, Facebook, and Microsoft news to AI, ChatGPT, and search ads. Thoughts on merger and acquisition including new thoughts on Emerson bid for NI. Finally, a new take on video for manufacturing. Sponsored by Ignition from Inductive Automation.
Jan 15, 2023
Yes, I'm back after a long hiatus due to some projects that soaked up my time. Metaverse remains the hot topic in industrial technology discussion circles. Are we getting closer to reality than what I spoke of in episode 241? There are some interesting new concepts from both Rockwell Automation and GridRaster plus others.