Managing change in alarm rationalisation 29/03/2016
It is essential to manage change when making modifications to process alarms and alarm systems. Management of Change (MoC) should, therefore, be a fundamental process within the alarm management lifecycle, argues Ian Brown.
Change management systems - safeguarding plant automation assets 28/03/2014
The increased use of plant floor automation to achieve production goals has created a dependency on PLCs, PC-based control systems, SCADA systems, robotic controllers and HMIs. It is therefore vital that companies ensure that proper safeguards are in place to protect and manage any changes made to control logic across the plant, says Andy Thorogood, product manager at MAC Solutions.
Natural gas utility selects alarm management software suite 08/10/2013
A US-based natural gas distribution utility company has selected MAC Solutions' ProcessVue software suite to manage and report on process alarms across its operation.