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How Ignition Eases SCADA Pain Points

Although SCADA systems are the backbone of modern manufacturing, they are not immune to pain points. While new difficulties have arisen with the need for enterprise-wide Digital Transformation and implementation of IIoT-enabled technologies, many of the issues afflicting integrators and end users have persisted for years.

43 min video

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Ignition Community Live: What to Expect at ICC X Conor Grugan Mon, 08/01/2022 - 10:22
This year’s Ignition Community Conference (ICC) is right around the corner! Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at ICC X that will help you to truly make the most of it, whether you plan to attend virtually or in person.
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New Ignition Features In Action

Ignition 8.1 was released in late 2020, bringing many exciting new features like Perspective Workstation, Perspective Symbols, Power Chart, and plenty more. Ignition 8.2 will still be in the works for a while, but that doesn't mean that you have to wait long for new features and improvements. The Ignition software development team puts out “release train” updates nearly every month, and each one comes loaded with significant features that are based on user requests.

56 min video

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Ignition Community Live: Ask a Sales Engineer Yana Matsukevich Tue, 07/05/2022 - 12:15
The Ignition community always asks outstanding questions about industrial automation, software, and technology. For our second installment of “Ask A Sales Engineer,” Co-Director of Sales Engineering Travis Cox will answer attendees’ questions, whether about SCADA, HMI, IIoT, digital transformation, machine learning, Ignition, or beyond! With such a wide range of important topics, missing this webinar is out of the question.
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Solving Data Problems to Accelerate Digital Transformation

One of the biggest Digital Transformation challenges companies face is how to make the most of their data. Problems like stranded data, lengthy setup times for systems, and difficulties bringing IT and OT data together inhibit an organization’s ability to gather insights. Without these insights to fuel the decision-making process, many companies end up stalled on their Digital Transformation journey.

59 min video

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Ignition Community Live: Behind the Scenes of IntegrateLive! Yana Matsukevich Tue, 05/31/2022 - 10:30
You already know Inductive Automation helps build great SCADA solutions and information platforms ... but did you know they have also helped build an incredible friendship resulting in a new community that is uniting industrial automation changemakers from around the world? Learn more about this exciting new project as we are joined by Allen Ray (head of the Ignition Cross-Industry Collective) and Jeff Knepper (Canary Labs) for what is sure to be an entertaining episode where we look behind the scenes at what it takes to build a service-oriented community.
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Security Best Practices for Your Ignition System

Cybersecurity is a moving target. The techniques and technologies of yesteryear won’t necessarily protect your system in this highly interconnected era of IIoT-enabled systems. As attacks on industrial control systems become increasingly commonplace, it’s more vital than ever to stay up to date on the latest in security best practices to mitigate risk and maintain peace of mind.

53 min video

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Ignition Community Live: OEE Accelerator Built with Ignition Perspective Yana Matsukevich Mon, 05/02/2022 - 13:27
Understanding how your manufacturing systems and assets are performing is one of the first steps to real-time operational insights, identifying opportunities for improvement, and intelligent Smart Manufacturing initiatives. Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is the essential, industry-standard metric for capturing asset utilization and efficiency.
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Turn Any Panel PC Into an Ignition HMI

The traditional human-machine interface (HMI) is a hardware-and-software solution used to view and track data in all kinds of industrial settings. Lately, supply-chain problems have led to long wait times when ordering traditional HMIs. But don't worry: It’s easy to turn any panel PC into an Ignition HMI solution, and in this webinar we'll show you how!

55 min video

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5 Mobile-Responsive Layout Strategies

In our smartphone-dominated world, developers need to make HMI screens and applications that will look great on small, medium, and large devices. Are you familiar with the mobile-responsive layout strategies that make this possible?

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Ignition Community Live: Practical Ways to Use Ignition to Achieve Digital Transformation

The phrase "Digital Transformation" is taking the world by storm — but is there substance behind the hype? In this presentation, executives from 4IR will describe current trends in manufacturing digital transformation and show how these initiatives deviate from technology adoption cycles of the past. We will close with a technical showcase of specific, practical examples of Ignition techniques you can use today in support of digital transformation initiatives.

35 min video

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Bringing Digital Transformation Into Focus

Today it seems like every company is embarking on a journey of Digital Transformation. While this is a necessary shift, only those companies that see the big picture will succeed at it, which means looking at not only the technological aspect of Digital Transformation but its wider impact on processes, people, and programs.

57 min video

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Ignition Community Live: Ignition Platform Demo

In this Ignition demo, Inductive Automation’s Travis Cox shows the range of capabilities Ignition has, and how it’s the SCADA software of the future.

61 min video

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Integrators Explore the Road Ahead

After navigating many unforeseen challenges in 2020 and 2021, how should system integrators move forward in 2022? The answer will be different for every integrator, which is why we’ve gathered a group of experienced integration professionals who work in a variety of areas and industries to talk about what lies ahead.

62 min video

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Top 10 Design & Security Tips to Elevate Your SCADA System Aaron Block Mon, 11/29/2021 - 09:20
Inductive Automation explains why It's more important than ever to embrace modern technology and security standards through collaboration with IT and OT.
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Ignition Community Live: Marketing Design Tips for Integrators

Graphic designers from Inductive Automation offer design tips for integrators to create powerful marketing pieces using the skills they already have.

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The Art of Displaying Industrial Data Leeda Keo Tue, 11/02/2021 - 17:19
There is a huge amount of data out there and a great deal of power and insight that we can gain from it — if we can just bring it all into focus and make it more manageable. Many industrial organizations are accomplishing this by building sophisticated HMI, SCADA, and MES projects with the Ignition Perspective Module.
Ignition Community Live: Flexibility, Scalability, and Mobility for Clover South Africa Leeda Keo Tue, 10/19/2021 - 16:08
Leading South African branded foods and beverages group Clover Industries adopted Ignition to meet crucial system technology requirements. In this discussion, Francois and Deon from Clover share their needs, architecture overview, and multi-site implementation approach, including new standards and templates and the coordination of several system integrator partners. We'll also talk through the valuable lessons learned and challenges overcome during implementation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Ignition Community Live: Women in Automation Today

Despite many recent technological innovations, certain aspects of the manufacturing industry are slow to change. Case in point: Women are still underrepresented in manufacturing. What kinds of obstacles do women face as they pursue a career in this field? How can industrial organizations be more effective in recruiting, retaining, and promoting women? What will tomorrow’s manufacturing landscape look like? Don’t miss this Ignition Community Live webinar, where an all-female panel of experienced automation professionals will discuss these and other important questions that everyone in our field needs to think about.

58 min video

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Ignition Community Live: Maker Project Show & Tell

In this showcase, people share the fun, non-commercial projects they’ve created with the ultimate SCADA for makers: Ignition Maker Edition.

45 min video

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Historic Opportunities: Discover the Power of Ignition's Historian

The ability to store and query historical data easily and efficiently is vital to digital transformation. The Ignition Tag Historian Module has long provided a superb solution for this need and recent improvements have broadened the scope of what it can do. Is your organization harnessing the full power of historical data for a successful future?

60 min video

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Ignition Community Live: Feed the Need for Leads

Some of the top marketing minds in the Ignition community offer best practices for lead generation in this presentation combining live discussion and video.

59 min video

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Ignition Community Live with Kevin McClusky

Inductive Automation’s Co-Director of Sales Engineering, Kevin McClusky, answers questions live about SCADA, HMI, IIoT, and more.

62 min video

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Turning Enterprise Data Into Decisions More Quickly

Is inefficient data management standing in the way of your company’s IIoT or Digital Transformation objectives? As companies struggle with making their data more useful, many are adopting a methodology known as DataOps. The good news is that DataOps can help you collect, deliver, and leverage data faster and with greater accuracy — and with Ignition’s unlimited industrial application platform and its support of the powerful MQTT protocol, implementation could be easier than you think.

60 min video

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Unlocking Greater Efficiency: The Why and How of OEE Implementation

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is a metric that has helped many industrial organizations achieve real manufacturing gains and significantly increase profits. OEE has been proven to work but that doesn’t mean that simply calculating your organization’s OEE number or installing OEE software will cause the results you want to materialize. Ultimately it’s not just OEE data that makes a difference — it’s what you do with it.

57 min video

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Ignition Community Live with Inductive Automation's Dev Team

Inductive Automation’s dev team discusses Docker, the leading containerization solution, and how to use Ignition with it.

56 min video

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6 Platform Benefits That Maximize Your ROI

Inductive Automation presents how open platforms provide a stronger foundation to maximize automation savings and ROI than proprietary products ever could.

53 min video

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Ignition Community Live with Vannessa G.

Inductive Automation’s Senior Account Executive, Vannessa Garcia, offers expert sales tips on how to pitch Ignition effectively.

35 min video

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Leveraging Ignition Quick Start to Rapidly Build Real Projects

Development is rarely an easy process, and getting started is often one of the hardest things about it. What if there was a way to get your next screen or application off the ground more quickly?

61 min video

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Ignition Community Live with Otorio

Operational Resilience Management (ORM) is a holistic approach to industrial cybersecurity - from the identification of potential risks through evaluating their possible impact, to implementing mitigation controls. Incorporating digital and physical risks, ORM better ensures operational resilience and business continuity.

28 min video

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Design Like a Pro: Developing & Deploying Perspective Applications as HMIs

Since its release in 2019, Ignition Perspective®️ has enabled users to quickly design first-rate, mobile-responsive industrial applications and launch them on mobile devices and web browsers. Now, the new Perspective Workstation feature also makes it possible to quickly launch native Perspective applications on workstations, HMIs, desktops, and multi-monitor setups without needing a third-party web browser.

56 min video

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Ignition Community Live with Travis and Kevin

In this Ignition demo, Inductive Automation’s Travis Cox and Kevin McClusky take a deep dive into Ignition 8.1’s stunning new features.

65 min video

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Ignition Community Live with the Ignition Cross-Industry Collective

Where did the collective come from? Where is it going? Where do you fit in? Join us in unfolding the answers!

36 min video

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Ignition Community Live with Kent Melville

A look at how Ignition is designed to be object oriented and dynamic from the ground up. We will be reviewing UDTs, parameterized views (embedded, repeated, and on a canvas), styles, themes, dashboards, parameterized URLs, bindings, and scripts.

56 min video

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Ignition Community Live with ECS Solutions and Swedish Match

This is a look at how Swedish Match North America arrived at using the Ignition platform to solve real business need, and how their IT Department drove this initial investment at their Owensboro Factory.

32 min video

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Controlling Industrial Processes Remotely and Securely

In the wake of COVID-19, the ability to remotely access and control critical processes is not only recommended for industrial organizations — it has become absolutely essential. The Ignition platform makes it easy to set up remote control on any system; however, you should take the proper steps to keep your process safe from threats.

62 min video

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