2008 - User Conference - Amsterdam
Early Adopters of OSIsoft Technology
This session recognizes innovative OSIsoft partners who broke new ground with the latest releases of OSIsoft products by incorporating them in their product offerings. SISCO will show how they use PI AF and international standards to provide contextual information in the burgeoning field of wind power. SmartSignal, whose mission is achieving world class equipment performance, will demonstrate how an OSIsoft-SmartSignal SmartConnector improves their solutions, client performance, productivity and user profitability.
Chief Architect Rich Marcell is responsible for the overall architecture of SmartSignal products, including future product technology directions and integration strategies with respect to partner products. Prior to joining SmartSignal, Rich held senior development manager positions with Invensys, SPSS, and Mathematica Products Group. Rich holds a BA in Physics from Rutgers University.
Herbert Falk has been involved in numerous projects involving the application of information systems technology, model driven integration, and real-time communications technology. He is actively involved in several relevant working groups, within IEC and IEEE, where standards are developed that SISCO leverages in its integration and product strategies. Mr. Falk is a recognized expert on information integration technology, distributed object technology, the Manufacturing Message Specification (MMS), IEC 61850, IEC 61970 (CIM), and security having served on and chaired numerous industry technical committees. Mr. Falk is currently assigned as a Solutions Architect and is working with customers in transmission/distribution, distributed energy resources (wind and photovoltaic), smart grid, and chemical and petroleum.