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Episode 9: Abhijit Jog on Biotech & Batch Automation

This episode covers the biotech industry and the push over the last 20 years to automate facilities as much as possible to increase efficiency, and reduce contamination and batch loss. We discuss the implementation of ISA-S88 standards before they even existed, as well as tips for effective alarm management and running efficient reports that prioritize batch quality. We also give a sneak peek into the future of personalized medicine, monitoring hospitals through the cloud, and more.

18 min episode

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Episode 8: ARC Advisory Group's Craig Resnick

This episode covers the benefits of moving to platforms, and what that transition means for visualization, and topics like leveraging the latest technologies, augmented reality, accessing documentation, OEE, and empowering operators on the plant floor. We’re discussing computing at the edge, OT-IT convergence, and the challenges of cyber security management.

29 min episode

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Episode 7: Cormac Walsh & Johnny Chen

Our Ignition Onboard Program partners from OnLogic (formerly Logic Supply) are talking with us about opportunities in edge computing, hardware development, and the state of the industry from an OEM point of view. Cormac and Johnny discuss bringing solutions to retrofit markets, working with integrators, maintaining a competitive edge, the future of their company after the rebrand, and partnering with Inductive Automation to design industrial solutions.

33 min episode

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Episode 6: Alex Marcy & Jason Hamlin Joanna Cortez Thu, 10/03/2019 - 07:41
We’re at the Ignition Community Conference talking with two integrators from Corso Systems, the Founder and President Alex Marcy and Senior Systems Engineer Jason Hamlin. They’re sharing experiences from ICC, stories about building a company, getting Ignition Certified, tackling customer needs, managing integrator/vendor relationships, and pushing the limits of new technology. They also share an upcoming oil & gas project, as well as a fun personal Ignition project.
Episode 5: Ignition Cross-Industry Collective (ICIC) Joanna Cortez Tue, 07/23/2019 - 07:58
The Ignition Cross-Industry Collective is made up of a group of professionals who service a variety of industries including food & beverage, forest products, oil & gas, and pharmaceutical. They are here at IA headquarters to discuss how people from a wide range of industries can benefit from getting involved with the collective and respond to the challenges that many face from the plant floor to the executive level.

Episode 4: Arlen Nipper

We’re sitting down with the co-inventor of MQTT to discuss the role of IIoT and MQTT in business, and building secure and efficient architectures. We’re discussing how companies can overcome analysis paralysis, and get people to think differently about connecting decoupled data and devices into their infrastructure. This episode examines how business leaders expecting IIoT to disrupt operations can have a comprehensive strategy moving forward.

17 min episode

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Episode 3: Andy Stanford-Clark Joanna Cortez Tue, 06/25/2019 - 08:40
We’re discussing how MQTT got started and how it has evolved over the years. Hear about the big technological developments impacting the industrial sector and what it takes to accelerate the adoption of real IIoT solutions. We’re coming together with the co-inventor of MQTT to combat common problems and major changes within the industry.
Episode 2: Carl Gould & Colby Clegg Joanna Cortez Wed, 06/19/2019 - 10:34
We’re discussing how the developers of Ignition first got their start in the industrial space, what early version releases were like, and how they maintained the quality of Ignition as IA grew. Learn how they’ve built their team, relationships with the community, and Ignition. We ask them what makes the work gratifying, why they’re still here, and what the future holds.
Episode 1: Steve Hechtman Joanna Cortez Wed, 06/19/2019 - 10:01
We’re discussing how Inductive Automation first began in 2003, and the exponential growth of the company without any outside investors. Hear how IA stayed committed to their core values, and maintained relationships with Ignition community members to solve industrial pain points.