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Ignition v7.7 Upgrade Guide
Thinking of upgrading your existing Ignition system to version 7.7? Can’t wait to get your hands on all those new features? Great! But first, read this short upgrade guide to be prepared.
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Calculating When to Switch Your SCADA
Is it the right time for your company to make the switch to new SCADA software? This worksheet is designed to help you answer this question. After answering the string of questions for each section, tally your score to see if this is the right time to make the move.
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The 3 Most Common Design Mistakes for HMI / SCADA Projects
To help you make the trip as painless as possible, this tip sheet will walk you through a list of some of the most common mistakes made when designing an HMI / SCADA project, along with how you can avoid them.
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4 Graphic Design Tips to Optimize HMIs
To help you design HMI screens that are optimized to improve performance, this tip sheet covers four ways to use one of the most powerful design principles to optimize your HMI projects – creating emphasis.
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Basic ROI Calculation for MES
This is a simple spreadsheet that can help you get started in calculating the ROI of your MES projects.
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OEE Demonstration Tips
In general, the OEE Downtime Module is designed with a great level of flexibility to support a wide variety of production environments. This allows you as an integrator to provide exactly what the customer is asking for. However, it also can make a demo more complicated and care should be taken to understand the customer’s requirements and desires in advance and focus on key features they need.
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6 Resolutions for an Innovative Year
As disruptive technologies transform the manufacturing industry and business in general, innovation has become much more than a buzzword.
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6 Ways to Sell Ignition Instantly
How can you sell Ignition more effectively? Focus on these compelling features that have been proven to capture customers' interest.
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The Top 3 Free SQL Databases For Beginners
Get an overview of the best free SQL databases on the market, and how to connect them to Ignition.
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Checklist: Selling SPC
The following is a guide for questions to ask to accurately estimate and implement a SPC system.
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