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www.isa.org/InTech DEPARTMENTS 8 Automation Update Hermes Award, cybersecurity controls lacking, By the Numbers, and more 39 Association News A Guide to the Automation Body of Knowledge, Stratus Technolo- gies new ISA partner, new CAPs and CCSTs; certification review 42 Automation Basics Explaining AC drives 44 Channel Chat Beauty is in the eye of the beholder—How saleable is your business? 45 Standards New Alarm Philosophy Technical Report supports ISA18 Standard 46 Products and Resources Spotlight on drives COLUMNS 7 Talk to Me Manufacturing automation—a vital competitive weapon 38 Executive Corner The time is right to embrace digitalization 50 The Final Say New software for next-gen automation RESOURCES 48 Index of Advertisers 49 Datafiles 49 Classified Advertising © 2018 InTech ISSN 0192-303X InTech is published bimonthly by the International Society of Automation (ISA). Vol 65, Issue 3. Editorial and advertising offices are at 67 T.W. Alexander Drive, P.O. Box 12277, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709; phone 919-549-8411; fax 919-549-8288; email info@isa.org. InTech and the ISA logo are registered trademarks of ISA. InTech is indexed in Engineering Index Service and Applied Science & Technology Index and is microfilmed by NA Publishing, Inc., 4750 Venture Drive, Suite 400, P.O. Box 998, Ann Arbor, MI 48106. Subscriptions: For members in the U.S., $10.38 annually is the nondeductible portion from dues. Other subscribers: $175 in North America; $235 outside North America. Multi-year rates available on request. Single copy and back issues: $20 + shipping. Opinions expressed or implied are those of persons or organizations contributing the information and are not to be construed as those of ISA Services Inc. or ISA. Postmaster: Send Form 3579 to InTech, 67 T.W. Alexander Drive, P.O. Box 12277, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Periodicals postage paid at Durham and at additional mailing office. Printed in the U.S.A. Publications mail agreement: No. 40012611. Return undeliverable Canadian addresses to P.O. Box 503, RPO West Beaver Creek, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L48 4RG For permission to make copies of articles beyond that permitted by Sections 107 and 108 of U.S. Copyright Law, contact Copyright Clearance Center at www.copyright.com. For permission to copy articles in quantity or for use in other publications, contact ISA. Articles published before 1980 may be copied for a per-copy fee of $2.50. To order REPRINTS from InTech, contact Jill Kaletha at 219-878-6068 or jillk@fosterprinting.com. List Rentals: For information, contact ISA at info@isa.org or call 919-549-8411. InTech magazine incorporates Industrial Computing ® magazine. InTech provides the most thought-provoking and authoritative coverage of automation technologies, applications, and strategies to enhance automation professionals' on-the-job success. Published by the industry's leading organization, ISA, InTech addresses the most critical issues facing the rapidly changing automation industry. Setting the Standard for Automation™ INTECH MAY/JUNE 2018 5 Are you up to date on instrument calibration, cybersecurity, system migration, and industrial communications? Would you like to find out more about ISA events, training, membership, and more? ISA's YouTube channel is your resource for how-to videos on all facets of automation and control, and a great way to hear members talk about their real-life plant experiences and membership networking benefits. www.isa.org/isa-youtube InTech Plus is ISA's online eNewsletter that connects auto- mation professionals to all things automation. InTech Plus has technical content, educational training and videos, industry-related Q&A excerpts, and the latest and greatest on industry technology and news. InTech Plus focuses on a variety of topics, such as fundamentals of automa- tion and control, certification, safety, cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, wireless devices, human-machine interface, pressure, level, temperature, and batch. All editorial content comes from a variety of sources, including ISA books, training course videos, and blogs and bits from ISA's cast of subject- matter experts. InTech Plus is powered by Automation.com, ISA's premier electronic publisher of automation content. Automation professionals can subscribe to InTech Plus at www.automation.com/subscribe.

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