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Navigating Control Building Policies and Procedures Post COVID-19

July 7, 2020

As the world adapts to a new norm resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, many Process Control operations have been developing work policies to further mitigate the spread and outbreak of the virus. While…

Control Room Design

June 22, 2020

In this video, Ian Nimmo of UCDS discusses the importance and complexity of control room design. It’s much more than simply hiring an architect to design a control room. Nimmo describes just some…

Why choose UCDS?

May 18, 2020

Ian Nimmo, President and CEO of User Centered Design Services, discusses the company’s history. UCDS has been in existence for over 20 years. Our foundation was at the abnormal situation management research consortium…

Do you know your Process’ Sacred Six?

May 25, 2018

  My first lesson in Human Factors was a memorable one as evidenced by the fact that it has stuck with me for over 20 years. As I remember the talk during World…

If one of your operators misses an alarm because there are too many, what is the best solution?

March 27, 2018

As a former Process Control Manger, I have had this discussion more times than I can remember, and it has generally been with people who I would otherwise consider intelligent. Thinking back, I find it…

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