Anatomy of Success

Anatomy of Success

A project superintendent gives his philosophy that helped produce a successful $6 million project in Florida.

The Heat is On: Using Thermography to Reduce Maintenance Costs

The Heat is On: Using Thermography to Reduce Maintenance Costs

Thermography can spot potential hot spots in your electrical system before they create maintenance problems and loss of production or equipment.

Cellular vs. Radio

Cellular vs. Radio

Many municipalities are turning to cellular technology to overcome the challenges topology presents for radio technology.

Risk Mitigation: Issues and Strategies

Risk Mitigation: Issues and Strategies

Industrial control systems involve sophisticated design of highly technical systems that control complex processes, and that's the ideal breeding ground for risk. What are the issues and what are you going to do to address them?

Design-Build in the Control System Environment

Design-Build in the Control System Environment

Design-build continues to gain in popularity with our client base, both the industrial and the water/wastewater segments. It offers improved schedules, greater risk mitigation, and can also reduce project costs.

Legacy Migration on a Fast Track Schedule

Legacy Migration on a Fast Track Schedule

When a pipe manufacturer needed to compress the schedule on their annealing system upgrade to coincide with a planned shutdown, the control system project team pulled a rabbit out of their hat to make it happen in seven weeks.

Under One Roof: The Benefits of Using Power Control Houses

Under One Roof: The Benefits of Using Power Control Houses

Power control houses (also called e-houses, electrical houses, and control houses) offer several benefits for the execution of major control projects.

7 Steps to Gird Yourself Against Ransomware

7 Steps to Gird Yourself Against Ransomware

There are steps you can take to minimize your exposure to the scourge of ransomware currently plaguing industry.

Path to Modernization, Part 2

Path to Modernization, Part 2

Implementing a control system modernization project requires careful attention to assembling the team, developing the plan, and maintaining communications.

Kazakhstan: You Can't Get There From Here

Kazakhstan: You Can't Get There From Here

Doing a project on the other side of the world, 12 time zones away, presents some special challenges. Teamwork and a unique assembly-disassembly-reassembly process proved to be a successful approach.