March 2006

Bonus Report: Demise/Rise of Process Control

Demise and keys to the rise of process control

Modeling the penalty for violating constraints as well as modeling the credit for approaching them, and shared-risk shared-reward business practices are the solutions

Latour, P. R., Clifftent Inc.

  LITERATURE REVIEW A host of papers have attempted to identify the reasons for the demise of the automation business. A comprehensive study of numerous publications indicates the confusion. Some say it's technology; some say it's relationships. Practitioners seek performance, suppliers promote results, customers complain about invisible benefits. Kane provided insights from a computer conference full of ideas but lacking sound financial support to sustain quantified benefits.71, 72 Technology Flaws. Many have cited technical flaws. Friedman push

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