April 7, 2016

The Digital Road Map You Need Before a SCADA Upgrade

Imagine agreeing to a road trip with a driver who refuses to use directions. No GPS, no folded-up paper map, and certainly no stops to ask […]
February 19, 2016

How Orlando Utilities Commission Ensured Safety, Security by Digitizing Standard Operating Procedures

Imagine you’re a water system operator and you’re still pretty new. In an effort to get you acclimated, your supervisor leads you out to the chlorine […]
December 8, 2015

Looking Back on 2015: A Year in Review

[ut_one_half] It’s going to be 2016 soon. Can you believe it? It feels like we were just unpacking boxes in our new office, or catching the […]
December 4, 2015

Using Big Data to Predict Crime Patterns

If data experts are using big data to predict weather patterns, why would forecasting crime be any different? According to a recent BBC iWonder post, police in both Los […]
October 30, 2015

What You Need to Know about the ISA 101 HMI Standard: Empowering the Operator

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Blog by John Benitz, VP of Professional Services + Sr. Member of the ISA Committee. Above find a recent podcast interview with John about the […]
October 1, 2015

3 Destructive Myths that Kill SCADA Upgrades

A system comprised of software and hardware working in unison is an amazing thing. If all goes well, you can keep your system running for a […]
July 15, 2015

A Window Into Some of the Most Important Work Being Done Today

As the director of water/wastewater solutions for GrayMatter, I spend a ton of time on the road. You know that Johnny Cash track, “I’ve Been Everywhere […]
July 7, 2015

GrayMatter Begins a New Chapter in Warrendale

“The only constant is change.” Google that quote and you’ll find that it’s attributed to Greek philosopher, Heraclitus of Ephesus. In 1981, Neil Peart wrote it […]
June 4, 2015

Extreme Weather is Inevitable: Is the Success of Your Outage Management Process?

Upon reflecting on America’s history, it would be difficult to overlook the devastation and continuing challenges brought on by extreme weather events such as Hurricane Katrina […]