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Water Utility Implements Ignition System to Improve Efficiency, Compliance, and Reporting
California American Water found that the SCADA system at its Monterey facility was struggling to maintain the high standards required of a water utility in a “hydraulically challenged” area and chose Flexware to replace its legacy SCADA system with Ignition.
10 min video
Developing industry-defining software is no easy task, but someone has to do it. Join our Development team as they highlight recent improvements and upgrades, current developments, and a behind-the-scenes peek at the future of Ignition before answering questions directly from the Ignition community.
60 min video
From LinkedIn Connections to Community Leaders: The Automation Ladies Experience
What happens when two passionate ladies in industrial automation meet on LinkedIn and decide to create a podcast? Magic. And growth, lots of growth. Dive into the journey of the Automation Ladies podcast and how it has become an engine for both business growth and network expansion. Nikki and Ali will unpack how amplifying your voice online can have real-world business benefits. If you want to grow your customer base, attract top-tier suppliers, or strengthen your community, this talk should have some actionable takeaways on the power of creating an authentic personal brand by sharing your journey with the world.
46 min video
An Overview of Ignition’s MongoDB Connector Module
Earlier this year, we introduced a connector module that allows an Ignition Gateway to integrate with MongoDB. This session provides an overview of MongoDB, outlines the connector module's capabilities, and demonstrates how you can most effectively leverage it to elevate the functionality of your existing deployments.
42 min video
The OG Perspective: 10+ Years of Ignition Wisdom and Beyond
In this session, we'll explore more than a decade of experience with Ignition, sharing valuable insights as a long-time member of the Ignition community. We'll take a practical look at how Ignition has evolved and its role in modern manufacturing, including topics like MES, OEE, AI, and more. It's an opportunity to gain practical knowledge and understand the journey from the early days to today's automation landscape.
42 min video
Rising to the Challenge - Adventures in System Conversion
The folks at Flexware are no strangers to a challenge. When the opportunity to convert a large system over to Ignition arose, they took it head on. Join them in this session where they'll talk about the project and share their lessons learned, talk about custom tools, and describe their thought process.
41 min video
Learning Ignition Fundamentals
Whether you're new to Ignition or just want a refresher, this session is made for all. The Inductive Automation Training team covers all the basic knowledge and fundamental features you need to get started with Ignition.
45 min video
Using Keycloak with Ignition
Keycloak is an open-source Identity and Access Management solution for adding authentication to applications or services. With Ignition, Keycloak functions as an Identity Provider to authenticate users and define roles to access client/session views.
10 min read
Elevate Your OT Data Securely to the Cloud
Ignition Cloud Edition! Awesome! But wait… How can I possibly connect my PLCs or I/O systems to the cloud? Won’t that jeopardize them? And require heavy IT involvement? What’s the payoff? In this session, we’ll discuss how to use Ignition Edge and Ignition Cloud Edition together to quickly create scalable, high-performance, cybersecure architectures for democratizing your OT system’s data. Whether in brownfield or greenfield environments, you’ll unlock the power of edge-to-cloud hybrid architectures that are cost-effective, easy to manage, cybersecure, and deliver more value to your organization.
45 min video
We Love Ignition. But Can it REALLY Scale?
Can it REALLY scale? This is a question we have received for the last 10 years. Delve into the realm of enterprise Ignition rollouts with industry insights from the lens of an enterprise integrator. Uncover the strategies and best practices that accelerate the implementation and ensure the long-term sustainability of Ignition. Don’t just believe us – hear it firsthand from a guest appearance with one of our enterprise end users.
42 min video