Michael Crowley

Michael Crowley

A veteran with over 30 years experience in the electronics, manufacturing automation and energy management fields, Mike has seen the industry evolve from analog and simple digital controls to where we are today, the convergence of IT and control technologies. His current duties include helping industrial customers become more energy efficient and sustainable.

The Internet of… People?

If you’re like me, you probably have been trying to make sense of IoT. How real is it? What products and services will it impact and when? What do I… Read more »

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Do You Know Where Your Assets Are Buried?

When I first got into the sales game years ago, I would sometimes hear this about a veteran salesperson: “He knows where the bodies are buried” (accompanied by a nod… Read more »

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Cloud Watching and Other Planned Activities

I recently had the privilege of spending a couple of hours with my 5 year old granddaughter. I am usually surprised at what I learn when seeing the world through… Read more »

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IT/OT Convergence, a real life example

I spend quite a bit of time keeping up with the latest industry trends. IoT and IT/OT are hot topics in manufacturing publications these days. The terms remind me of… Read more »

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Once upon a time – how big data is changing everything

I finally traded in the old Chevy on a new car. Among the many items I took out of my 2007 Impala was a book of street maps of the… Read more »

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Engineers and the Tour de France

I have noticed over the years that there seems to be a high rate of interest and participation in cycling among the engineering/technical community. Perhaps it is the technical aspects… Read more »

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