Nobody Is Doing Anything About Cyber Security

At the INSIDER we’ve been saying this for years. The adoption of even basic cyber security actions in the industrial space is very low. Many companies believe that they are “pretty safe” because they are relatively obscure. But I recall … Continued

Help a Saint Louis FLL (Lego League) Team Do Research!

I received this from the coach of the FLL team: Phil Speth, Shaw Please send this far and wide. It isn’t just for St. Louis, but anyone who can take the survey. Our Lego Team needs your help. Our 4th … Continued

Rockwell’s PSUG-The Plant PAx Roadmap

My tweets from Monday afternoon’s roadmap session at PSUG: Mon, 13:07: Chris Dornan and Jason Wight provide the PlantPAx roadmap— #ROKPSUG Mon, 13:09: We are members of a secret society called the International Society of Automation #ROKPSUG (why is ISA … Continued

Rockwell’s PSUG 2017 Kicks Off in Houston!

My tweets from this morning’s PSUG general session: Mon, 10:37: #ROKPSUG 860 attendees this year. The baby done growed up! Mon, 10:40: Steve Pulsifer kicks off PSUG https://t.co/kVbjYMckhc Mon, 10:41: Jim Winter keynotes #ROKPSUG by talking about the connected enterprise. … Continued

Computer Crash Takes Out October INSIDER

As a result of a normal upgrade of Windows 10, the computer on which we make the INSIDER has suffered a catastrophic failure. According to the repair shop, it isn’t worth repairing, so they are taking the data off for … Continued

The INSIDER for August 2017 emailed yesterday!

I’ve been fighting off a flu bug, so it was a few days later than I wanted it to be…but it is out. I will be posting some articles from it throughout the month, but if you want to read … Continued

Blake Moret Finally Gets the Cherry

After a year of being CEO, the Rockwell Automation Board has finally named Blake Moret to the post of Chairman. He, of course, succeeds Keith Nosbusch in that role, as he succeeded Nosbusch as President and CEO. Rockwell will continue … Continued