International Society of Automation News Release
ISA gets “social,” with its new ISA Interchange blog
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (8 July 2011) – The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces the launch of its social media site, ISA Interchange.
This new educational, news-and-blog site provides automation professionals with an opportunity for finding relevant, high-quality technical knowledge; engaging with each other for information sharing and problem solving; and strengthening professional networks.
“We’ve integrated today’s successful social networking tools with some of the richest resources in the automation field,” said ISA Executive Director and CEO, Pat Gouhin. “ISA Interchange provides rich ISA resources for our members, our customers and the automation community.”
Visitors to the website at automation.isa.org will find that ISA Interchange is convenient, searchable, and continually updated with new content to create a rich technical resource. The site hosts articles, news, blogs and streaming video, to which visitors can post comments, start conversations, and share with other professionals in automation communities.
Gouhin continued, “One of our key priorities was to spark discussions about automation topics across technologies. Technicians, engineers, managers, students, all expect instant access to information, and we’re pleased to give them a tool that will enhance their success.”
ISA Interchange integrates onsite commenting; plus provides easy links for sharing via email and through popular social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flicker®, LinkedIn®, SlideShare, +1, Delicious, and others. The blog site also offers RSS feed subscription and email notification of updates.
Founded in 1945, the International Society of Automation (www.isa.org) is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards, certifies industry professionals, provides education and training, publishes books and technical articles, and hosts conferences and exhibitions for automation professionals. ISA is the founding sponsor of the Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org).