White Paper 21CFR11 Compliance for Ignition Software The United States Food and Drug Administration requires certain manufacturing industries to maintain strict records. Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 11 (21CFR11) is a comprehensive legislation that provides criteria for using electronic records and signatures in the place of their handwritten equivalents. It addresses confidentiality, authentication, integrity, availability, and non-repudiation. 21CFR11 further specifies details about general security guidelines, auditing, training, validation, and additional procedural and administrative controls.
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White Paper Design Like a Pro | Best Practices for IIoT The industrial automation industry is benefiting from the incredible opportunities made possible by the Internet of Things (IoT). While the IoT has shown promise within the corporate and consumer environment, there is a great opportunity to unlock the data in the industrial space. Download Now »
White Paper Java Security and Ignition Java has been in the headlines of late for all the wrong reasons and recent Java security concerns have raised some eyebrows among the Ignition user community. In an effort to help put those concerns to rest, this white paper will cut through the media hype and take a hard look at Java security. Download Now »
White Paper Evolution of the Control System Engineer Industrial organizations’ increasing demand for data is causing a convergence between operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT). With their unique perspective on OT-IT convergence technologies and trends, control system integrators are incredibly vital to industrial organizations’ efforts to stay current. Based on an industry survey sent to over 9,000 integrators, this white paper examines the current challenges and future developments for industrial controls professionals. Download Now »
White Paper IIoT: Combining the Best of OT and IT Two worlds are converging as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) takes the controls industry by storm. This white paper examines how professionals from Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) can find common ground to establish the IIoT. Through IIoT solutions such as MQTT, a lightweight communications protocol, industrial organizations can gain the ability to easily collect data from large remote systems and share it with the enterprise level. Download Now »
White Paper Design Like a Pro: Optimizing Your HMI To help you design HMI screens that are optimized to improve performance, we have assembled several design tips. This white paper covers some of the most powerful design principles you can use to optimize your HMI projects: analog displays, trends, emphasis, and navigation. Download Now »
White Paper Four Ways Ignition SCADA Speeds Development Have you ever been trapped in “development hell”? If you’ve been involved in developing software applications, you can probably relate to the feeling. Modern technologies offer many promising possibilities for your enterprise, but the actual process of development can feel endless and painful, especially for control engineers or other professionals who may not have extensive training in software development.
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White Paper 5 Reasons Ignition is More Than Just SCADA Software In a competitive global economy, it’s crucial to make the most of every asset your company has, including your software. Although supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) software is widely used for monitoring, gathering and processing data, and controlling automated processes, it has many drawbacks and limitations. To name a few: SCADA software is hard to customize, it doesn’t "play well" with other software and systems, it is ... Download Now »
White Paper Ignition: The New SCADA Movement That Is Changing Manufacturing Inductive Automation has made SCADA technology more future-proof through its modular, web-based, and scalable software called Ignition. Many enterprises have been held back from innovating by SCADA software built on outdated technology and sold under restrictive licensing. Ignition, which is best described as The New SCADA, corrects this problem with modern technologies: it is web-deployed, flexible, database-friendly, performs true real-time analytics, features rapid installation and development, and is platform-independent. Download Now »