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Matt Wells

Matt Wells has 20 years of experience with industrial automation and operations management software. He is responsible for leading GE’s Automation Software business and understands that uptime is critical. Matt has worked with customers in a wide variety of industries including life sciences, food and beverage, automotive, metals, and pulp and paper. 

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Envision the Hybrid Cloud for Automation

The idea of the hybrid cloud is coming to the automation HMI SCADA space. Matt Wells shares his insights on how to think about it as a dual architecture, where you have mission-critical systems remain on premises and then you have others such as decision support and optimization functions move to the cloud. Could such a model optimize your business? Watch the video to learn more.


It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's SuperSCADA

The HMI SCADA market is changing, especially as operators are expected to do a lot more management of processes. Hear where SCADA is going and how much more capability is being required and being put into HMI SCADA in order to help operators make those higher-level troubleshooting decisions. Watch the video to learn more.


What Is a Data Whisperer?

Operators today are faced with so many challenges when it comes to troubleshooting problems, whether in a utility or manufacturing plant. Matt Wells talks about how to provide better decision support to help operators troubleshoot problems quicker with analytics. And that’s where the idea of the data whisperer comes in. Watch the video to learn more.


Alleviating the Squeeze on Operators

These days, there are a lot more demands on operators within the plant. Technology and the workforce are both changing. That’s having a significant impact in automation software. According to Matt Wells, technology has got to support operators and allow them to adapt and respond to changing dynamics. Watch the video to learn more.


OPC UA Standards

OPC Standard Offers New Horizons for the Industrial Internet

One of the biggest challenges of the Industrial Internet has always been interoperability. Different vendors employed various types of controllers and each had their own unique protocols for communicating back and forth, making connectivity and security between them difficult. Many customers have multiple vendor technologies within their facilities and across their companies, so it’s not surprising many organizations struggle to integrate...