Berra: Automation Engineers Have 'Greater Power.'

January 2006
InTech;Jan2006, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p47
This article presents an interview with John Berra, president of Emerson Process Management. When asked about the changes in the role of the automation professional, he replied that there are currently fewer automation engineers and managers in the plant. However, they possess greater power than ever to effect their organizations. These engineers and managers can be more productive by virtue of new productivity tools and computer software, as well as by virtue of communications. Berra also offers advice to people entering the field of automation.


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