Discover all PI System client tools usage and users and harden the PI System infrastructure security by migrating away from PI username, especially 'piadmin' to Windows Integrated Security domain users, applying the PI API and PI Processbook & PI Datalink usage utilities and adding a small amount of Visual Basic in Microsoft Excel. Leveraging these components can assist in keeping your PI System client tool licensing in line with the current usage, protect your PI System from unitended access, and put a smile on your IT Security Teams face.
Global PI administrator since 2011 for a multi-national company. Coordinated efforts between local pi administrators to bring new technologies, like PI AF to each facility. Enhancing PI security features has been a main focus as our company evolves in our digital transformation. Involved with industrial process controls since 1993, accruing a wide range of skills for instrumentation, plc and dcs programming, and contributing to the creation of global standards for process control implementation.