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
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 us. It will take about a week to get the data back, and so we have decided to produce an October/November issue at the end of November. But we'd like to try … [Read more...] about Computer Crash Takes Out October INSIDER
ABB appears to be signalling that electrification is more important to them than anything else, including manufacturing and process automation. And GE is divesting itself of one of its historical core competencies and businesses. Read the press release: ABB today announced the acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions, GE’s global electrification solutions business. GE Industrial … [Read more...] about ABB Doubles Down on Electric Business-Buys GE Industrial Solutions
ISA has announced the firing of Pat Gouhin. I suppose that if you weren't in the know, this will come as a huge surprise. I heard about it a few days ago and was sworn to secrecy. Now the announcement has been made: International Society of Automation Plans for New Leadership of Professional Staff Research Triangle Park, NC (21 August 2017) – The International Society of … [Read more...] about ISA Fires Pat Gouhin, Longtime Executive Director
Over the past couple of months I have seen several posts and articles that have designated or referred to 2016 as “The Year of Emotion.” As a marketing researcher with over 20 years experience in customer service, customer experience, and brand development and maintenance, I am astounded that emotion is just now receiving the focus it has deserved since marketing began. Why is … [Read more...] about What IS All This Talk About Emotion?