|ISA-88.01: A Business Model or an Engineering Implementation|
|Presented at the WBF North American Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 30–May 3, 2007, by|
|Lynn W. CraigPresidentl@lcraig.comMAA Inc., 10 Strafford Circle Road,Medford, NJ 08055, USA|
We have long thought of ISA-88.01 as an engineering standard dedicated to the technical aspects of automation of batch processes. However, it can also be viewed very properly as a business model for the “shop floor” or Physical Manufacturing Operations (PMO) level of a manufacturing enterprise. This business view is important for many reasons, including broader understanding of the role, resources, and requirements of the level within the business where people and equipment actually ...