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16 Dec

A Backup Plan for a Batch-Ready System

Posted by Chris Darwin |
Dec 16, 2016

Tags: Process Industry, Chemical Industry

The process of replacing an existing batch system and providing for more transparency involves developing a system capable of full batch processsing but also of running phases manually if the full system becomes unavailable. 

05 Dec

Avid Solutions: Green to Guru–Accelerating the New Grad Transition

Posted by Scott Childress |
Dec 05, 2016

Tags: Our Company, Culture, Recruitment

According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) onboarding is “the process by which new hires get adjusted to the social and performance aspects of their jobs quickly and smoothly. They learn the attitudes, knowledge, skills and behaviors required to function effectively within an organization.”

22 Nov

The Goal of Avid Solutions is to Create a Perfect Candidate Experience

Posted by Vinaya Pai |
Nov 22, 2016

Tags: General, Our Company, Culture

During my more than five years at Avid Solutions, it has been both challenging and rewarding to be aligned with a company that consistently moves our candidate experience in the right direction. Our HR department works very hard to ensure that all of our candidates and employees have a special experience at Avid Solutions.

09 Nov

Avid Solutions Named One of the Triad's 50 Fastest-Growing Companies

Posted by Anne Wear |
Nov 09, 2016

Tags: General, Our Company, Culture

The Triad Business Journal recently named Avid Solutions one of the 50 fastest-growing private companies in the area. The Triad Business Journal ranks each of the nominated companies based both YOY dollar growth and percentage growth. To be considered, companies must have completed three full fiscal years and had $2 million or more in revenues in 2015, and their US headquarters must be located...

26 Oct

Automating Industrial Automation:The Benefit of Relational Data Models (Or Discovering Microsoft Access)

Posted by Andrew Jones |
Oct 26, 2016

Tags: General, Support, Automation Solutions

The goals of both automation solutions providers and their customers include working on higher quality projects on a faster schedule with increased value. The key to developing a superior project is automating automation. A variety of tools, programs, and macros are available to reduce the algorithmic piece of a project. This frees up the engineers to spend less time copying templates for...

13 Oct

Becoming a Thought Leader in Industrial Automation (Or a Related Field)

Posted by Leigh Hamm |
Oct 13, 2016

Tags: General, Culture

Thought leadership is a term that is used widely but it varies in definition, which often makes it difficult to navigate a clear path to thought leader status. It can be challenging to pinpoint what a thought leader truly is and how one goes about achieving that title or career status.

05 Oct

Wonderware InTouch Omni Preview

Posted by Jeff Miller |
Oct 05, 2016

Tags: Wonderware, Information Solutions, Internet of Things

Wonderware invited Avid Solutions to preview the new Wonderware InTouch Omni (think of it as System Platform 2017) release before the official unveiling at the Orlando Wonderware Users Group conference. They provided us with a running alpha system. This gave us a jump start for how we will be able to incorporate all of the new features into our customer’s projects.  InTouch Omni is touted as...

22 Sep

STEM – A Glimpse into the World of Industrial Process Control

Posted by Kathryn Fisher |
Sep 22, 2016

Tags: Process Industry, Culture

The engineers at Avid Solutions enjoy sharing their love for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects. The awareness of the importance of STEM education has been growing for the past half century. School-aged children are exposed to science and math regularly. However, the distinctions between what it takes to be a scientist, a mathematician or an engineer are often...

13 Sep

Webinar: Top Automation Leaders Discuss the Current and Future State of the Industrial IoT

Posted by Anne Wear |
Sep 13, 2016

Tags: Internet of Things

Leaders from IBM, Schneider Electric, and Avid Solutions got together to discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with the rise of Internet of Things (IoT) in the industrial space.

09 Sep

We Are Ready for the Industrial IoT

Posted by Jeff Miller |
Sep 09, 2016

Tags: Automation Solutions, Information Solutions, Internet of Things

As seen in Automation World, we would like to respond to the allegations of unpreparedness in the article - The IIoT Integrators Are Coming.

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