Automation and Process Control projects are challenging and can often invoke fear for the newly appointed Automation Project Manager (APM) or Project Engineer in charge.

In addition to all the usual challenges of any project, this particular type of project is often even more complex. This is the result of a variety of reasons including: integration of multiple engineering disciplines (software, computer systems, networks, and instrumentation), high dependency on User Requirements of disciplines outside of automation, integration of requirements from many areas (business, engineering, safety, environmental), delays in other areas of the project that propagate over into the automation area, new technology or technology constraints, and many more.

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  • Nicky, I agree with Tim that cybersecurity cannot be the sole mission for a department. Rather than merging the two and then break it into sub-departments, I think it is better to leave them independent as is, where cybersecurity is part of what each team does; the overall ...

  • I would agree Nicky but also include that the department/sub-department needs to ensure that they don't see cybersecurity as the sole mission. It is an integral part of the mission but always needs to be taken from a view of addressing the business risk. The key part is to ensure ...

  • Hello Jonas, Thanks for your great insights, those are very useful indeed (strategy work is new to me, been operational for a long time so moving to the 5000ft view will be something I need to practice) :) I would be interested to get your views on MQTT as a protocol for ...

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