EECO Asks Why Podcast

232. Idea - The Future of Control Systems Integration

November 14, 2022 Electrical Equipment Company
EECO Asks Why Podcast
232. Idea - The Future of Control Systems Integration
Show Notes

The world of control system integration is evolving fast!

Alicia Gilpin (affectionately known as Ali G) shares insight into this exciting world.  As the Director of Engineering at Process and Controls Engineering she is on the frontlines daily and gives a perspective that is quite unique.  Ali unpacks many critical areas to consider including:

  • Cybersecurity and  how that has firmly planted itself in the controls engineering world.
  • The importance of understanding IT and how OT ultimately converges.
  • Value in risk assessments and the best way to respond to the data.
  • Software hurdles that integrators face whenever updates occur.
  • Ladder Logic vs. Python programming - who will win?
  • How in-house expertise has shifted and the ways in which subject matter experts can serve this need.

Ali has a passion for industry and for helping others see the amazing opportunities that exist.  She recently launched a podcast called Automation Ladies and is seeing tremendous success.  Her LinkedIn presence is outstanding and we highly recommend following her for wonderful industry insights.

If you want to have a better understanding of where the controls system integration world is headed this is the episode for you.  Industry heroes like Ali G are an inspiration to many and the wisdom she shares will help many in their journeys.  

Remember to keep asking why.

Guest: Alicia Gilpin - Director of Engineering at Process & Controls Engineering LLC and Co Host at Automation Ladies

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Host: Chris Grainger
Executive Producer: Adam Sheets