What I learned in my first year as a Lego League coach

The 2105-2016 Lego League season is now over in Berkshire County. And as it was my first year as a coach, I thought I would share the lessons I learned in today's article: NEW: Check out the video version of the article here: http://www.theautomationblog.com/episode-33/ 1)...

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...

Automate In Style: Check Out Our New T-Shirts!

Since I started The Automation Blog back in 2013, the one non-technical question I've been asked the most was when I was going to offer blog branded merchandise? Well today I'm happy to announce our very first four products: T-Shirts...

What's Next

The Last Few Months... You may have noticed the frequency of my blogs, videos, and podcasts has slowed over the last two months as I split my time between a WWTP SACADA project, and creating my very first PanelView course, PVP Basics. That...
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Automation Fair 2015 Sessions: My Picks

Automation Fair, Rockwell's annual trade show and training event, is now just a few days away. And although it's one event I would like to attend every year, the fact that I recently transition into self employment as a full time automation consultant...

Happy Thanksgiving From The Automation Blog!

Wishing all our readers and viewers a very Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you have a day filled with happiness, and we're very thankful that you choose to make TheAutomationBlog.com one of the sites you choose to visit each week! Sincerely, Shawn Tierney,...

Tips for Working Efficiently from Home

This week millions of Americans will begin working from home for an extended period of time. For most, it will be the first time they've worked from home for such an extended period of time. For others, the challenge will...
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Automation Fair 2014 Sessions: My Picks

Automation Fair 2014 is just over a month away, and if there's any chance you'll be attending I suggest that now is the time to start making your plans. Especially since there are so many sessions to choose from, with this year's event including 99...

Merry Christmas from Insights in Automation and The Automation Blog!

Wishing you and yours a Peaceful and Merry Christmas from Insights in Automation and The Automation Blog