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Jan 22, 2019

Thinking about attending the 2019 CSIA Executive Conference? In this episode of Talking Industrial Automation, CSIA CEO Jose Rivera reveals what's new at this year's event, schedule highlights, as well as what's back by popular demand.

Programming note: Industry Director Lisa Richter debuts as TIA's host in this...


Aug 13, 2018

Steve Newcomer is the Strategic Channel Manager Phoenix Contact USA which is located near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Steve shares his thoughts on cybersecurity within the industrial automation industry, and he shares a few best practices consumers can take to better protect themselves from external threats.

Steve also...


Aug 1, 2018

Rick Vanden Boom is the Automated System's Group Director of Applied Manufacturing Technologies (AMT), which is North America’s largest independent automation engineering company headquartered in Orion, Michigan.

Rick describes how the robotics industry, specifically collaborative robotics, is reducing the amount of...


Jul 16, 2018

At the most popular session at the CSIA Executive Conference, "Lessons from Touching a Hot Stove", system integrators have learned how their peers’ businesses have been burned by accidents, injuries and losses. This is especially true when the threat of a lawsuit, or an actual lawsuit itself, arises – what could...


Jul 9, 2018

Matt Wells is the Vice President of Digital Products of GE Digital, a leading software and advisory service company headquartered in San Ramon, California.

Matt describes GE Digital’s role as a subsidiary of General Electric (GE), how automation is changing the labor force, and the incentive for companies to increase...