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Igniting Success: How 2018’s Discovery Day Supported Oil & Gas Innovation Don Pearson Fri, 08/24/2018 - 11:08
One of my favorite things about Ignition is the fact that it brings people together, sometimes in ways we don’t even anticipate. A few weeks ago in Denver, Colorado, we were thrilled to co-host an event with industry partners Seeq, FreeWave Technologies, Cirrus Link Solutions, and Streamline Control Solutions along with the support from the Ignition Oil and Gas Collective, a group of Ignition community members in the oil and gas sector. This collective was created by professionals in the industry to forge connections and collaborate as they work in Ignition.
ICC 2018: Community, Collaboration, and a Keynote You Can’t Miss Doug Dudley Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:39
California summer is in full swing around Inductive Automation’s Folsom office, but our minds are focused on fall. Why, you ask? We’re deep into preparations for our annual gathering: the Ignition Community Conference. When we started planning our first ICC back in 2013, we could only hope that it would turn into the amazing event it is today; yet every year there are more attendees, more expert speakers, and more valuable tools being shared throughout our community. Many thought leaders from the industrial automation community will be presenting over the course of the three-day event, from a variety of industry backgrounds, with stories and expertise you can’t find anywhere else.
HMI Extreme Makeover: Customizing a Navigation System for Your Industrial Interface Ray Sensenbach Mon, 07/09/2018 - 14:39
A makeover story is easy to spotlight because it is so visual: we can see the “before and after.” But what about when the transformation happens beneath the surface? In our last post, we discussed HMI design makeovers, focusing on the external factors that make for great industrial interface design. This time, we’re diving deeper into the backbone of HMI screens: the navigation and wayfinding.
Beach Balls, Badminton, and BBQ: Highlights from IA’s Annual Company Picnic Lauren Walters Thu, 06/21/2018 - 08:20
Promontory Park in Folsom, California, is well-known locally for its enormous playground and kid-friendly activities, but on Saturday, June 9th, the park was filled with a slightly older crowd of fun-seekers: the staff of Inductive Automation and their families. It’s the _sixth_ annual picnic for IA, and every year there are new fun surprises. HR staffers Kristi and Madeline were responsible for the event’s rousing success, planning everything from delicious treats to engaging games, and even raffling off fun summer necessities like beach towels, pool floats, and sunscreen.