My Rockwell Automation TechED 2015 Session Picks

This will be the first year in a decade that I won't be attending RSTechED, now formally renamed Rockwell Automation TechED. However, if I were to attend these are the courses I would choose: CL01 - What's New in Integrated Architecture? My favorite...

Merry Christmas from Insights In Automation!

Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas!

Over two hours of PLC communications how-to

Good morning visitors, If you're new to The Automation Guy blog, this is where I post about what I've working on over at The Automation Blog, Minute, Podcast, and School. Recently in preparation for recording some advanced communication lessons in my...

What's New at The Automation Blog for May, 2019 (video)

In today's video I update our visitors on what's new here at Insights in Automation and The Automation Blog for May, 2019: [vimeo 366845140 w=750 h=420]
Merry Christmas from The Automation Blog

Merry Christmas from The Automation Blog

Wishing you and yours a peaceful and merry Christmas! from The Automation Blog

A week full of challenges

Good morning everyone! You know, it's been a long time since I've been so happy to see a week come to an end, but I have to say I'm definitely happy last week is over! It all started ten days ago...

Who is "The Automation Guy"

Hello and welcome to the, a blog of somewhat random musings from the author of The Automation Blog, Podcast, Minute and School (that's me.) Let me start my first post by addressing the elephant in the room: Why did...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from The Automation Blog!

Wishing you and yours a happy and healthy 2014! from The Automation Blog

What I'm Working On Next

After two years self-employed at Insights In Automation, it's obvious where you, my customers, want me focusing my time: Training. While you have hired me to write PLC programs and convert HMI files, and even have gifted me a dozen "coffees" in...

What I've been working on...

So you may be asking yourself, "where's Shawn been?" as the updates to my blogs, videos, and podcasts have been a little sporadic. Well, for the last several weeks I've been focusing on remaking my two year old PLC Basics video...