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 a conversation with the head of IT of a regional potato chip company about 7 or 8 years ago: “I never thought anybody would cyber attack us. We … [Read more...] about Nobody Is Doing Anything About Cyber Security
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 Grade Lego Team is looking at how we dispose of medicines. This year in FLL (Lego Robotics) we are all about our water. One BIG!! problem is the incredible amount of medicines … [Read more...] about Help a Saint Louis FLL (Lego League) Team Do Research!
Rockwell's Automation Perspectives Aptly Named
My tweets and retweets from Rockwell Automation’s Automation Perspectives on Tuesday: Tue, 08:13: Rockwell Automation’s President and CEO Blake Moret welcomes Automation Perspectives to Houston #houstonstrong… https://t.co/0zafvi1YQx Tue, 08:15: $6.3 Billion in FY2017 Sales and a shareholder value curve outperforming the Dow... https://t.co/mdV3o60ASC Tue, 08:16: #AF2017 If … [Read more...] about Rockwell's Automation Perspectives Aptly Named
Women in Automation- Emerson Exchange Zooms In
Emerson Exchange Casts Spotlight in Changes in Women's Contributions to Automation by Joy Ward This is another article that would have been in the October INSIDER-- part of the coverage of Emerson Exchange 2017. If you like this kind of reporting and analysis, subscribe to the INSIDER at www.spitzerandboyes.com/insider. The recent Emerson Exchange did an excellent job of … [Read more...] about Women in Automation- Emerson Exchange Zooms In
The Trouble With Top Management
In this month’s Control magazine, Greg McMillan interviews Walt Boyes and Joy Ward from Spitzer and Boyes LLC on the problems with top management who are not technically trained. We talk about why the automation industry is different. Read it here: https://www.controlglobal.com/articles/2017/the-trouble-with-top-management/ Subscribe to the INSIDER at … [Read more...] about The Trouble With Top Management