7 Steps to Gird Yourself Against Ransomware

(Editor’s Note: The following was originally published by Smart Manufacturing magazine-www.SME.org/smart-and is republished here with their permission.) Twenty seconds passed as my computer screen showed a steady stream of system files being locked, one by one. An employee had called and requested help because he couldn’t seem to access a file he needed. I discovered,…

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Automation EPC, Part 2

By Greg Graves Part one addressed a definition/overview of the term, automation EPC (engineer-procure-construct) focused on the technical capabilities of our company and other large-scale automation firms: professional services, system integration, network & cyber security, electrical & instrumentation construction services, and field service support, to name a few.  These are the things we do. Based on the popularity…

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Three Characteristics of the Best Project Managers

by Tom York, Vice President of Strategic Projects (Editor’s Note: Tom has 4 decades of experience in project engineering, plant engineering and maintenance management, and executive management of system integration and construction implementation for design-build projects.) One of the major challenges project owners face when selecting a firm to execute their project is judging the…

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Training Room Teleconferencing Capabilities Upgraded

by Christopher Coleman More than ten years ago, we remodeled and upgraded the presentation technologies of our training facility to allow more effective learning experiences for both internal training of employees and training done for clients. And it was great…at the time. Technologies have advanced, and the company has grown to almost 200 employees spread…

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