The Real Cause of Alarm Problems

Oct. 22, 2010
This technical paper notes the many factors that impact the performance of an alarm system and where alarm management fits in.

Alarm management is a relatively new concept in automation. Although it appears to be very straightforward - "Got an alarm problem? Fix the alarm system." It's really not that simple. Alarms are a symptom, they're not the problem. In reality, the far-reaching impact of managing alarms is proving to be integral if not crucial to the pursuit of operations excellence and to fully leveraging your investment in operations assets and personnel.