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TechValidate Research on AVEVA Citect SCADA

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203 Customers Surveyed

1,451 Data Points Collected

85 Published TechFacts

10 Published Charts

2 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Citect SCADA 2018 Case Study

Small Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of small computer software company is based on a November 2017 survey of Citect SCADA 2018 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Plan to use Citect SCADA 2018 for the scheduling of all pumping stations of the City of Moscow.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Citect SCADA:

  • Finds the new out-of-the-box ‘Context-aware’ Workspaces extremely useful in reducing their engineering effort because they don’t need to write any Cicode.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Citect SCADA that the surveyed company uses:

  • Finds the new consolidated Workspace environment interesting, but unlearning old configuration habits takes time.
  • Finds the new Graphics Enhancements extremely useful in helping to optimize operator and engineering efficiency.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Citect SCADA:

  • Citect SCADA 2018 is very effective in helping them increase operator efficiency.
  • The impact they see the new extensive Library of configurable objects having on engineering efficiency:
    • Save time in project configuration, with the extensive range of equipment-based library selections
    • Improve operator awareness with a wide use of colours / fonts
  • Forsees saving 25-50% in their project management and maintenance using the new Situational Awareness based Workspace.
  • Benefits they see the new Alarm Management enhancements having on operator awareness and efficiency:
    • Reduce operator overload with ease of identifying critical alarms
  • Benefits they see the new Multi-monitor Support having on managing their projects:
    • Improve operator awareness

Citect SCADA 2018 Case Study

Small Business Engineering Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business engineering company is based on a November 2017 survey of Citect SCADA 2018 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Improvement of existing functionality and ease of implementation for new projects.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Citect SCADA 2018:

  • Finds the new out-of-the-box ‘Context-aware’ Workspaces useful in reducing their engineering effort once they understand the main principles.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Citect SCADA 2018 that the surveyed company uses:

  • Finds the new consolidated Workspace environment extremely useful when configuring their new project.
  • Finds the new Graphics Enhancements useful in helping to optimize operator and engineering efficiency.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Citect SCADA 2018:

  • Citect SCADA 2018 is very effective in helping them increase operator efficiency.
  • The impact they see the new extensive Library of configurable objects having on engineering efficiency:
    • Save time in project configuration, with the extensive range of equipment-based library selections
    • Provide the ease of compliance with industry standards and best practice guidelines
    • Provide flexibility in customizing additional objects
    • Reduce distractions with use of animation and designs conveying the most important data
  • Forsees saving 0-25% in their project management and maintenance using the new Situational Awareness based Workspace.
  • Benefits they see the new Alarm Management enhancements having on operator awareness and efficiency:
    • Increase operator awareness with a real-time dashboard of alarm indicators
    • Improve operator responsiveness with the simplified view of priority alarm data
    • Reduce operator overload with ease of identifying critical alarms
    • Increase flexibility with customizable alarm indicator flags and genies
  • Benefits they see the new Multi-monitor Support having on managing their projects:
    • Increase efficiency
    • Save time in configuration
    • Enable flexibility in layout

Citect SCADA 2018 Customer Research

How effective do you see Citect SCADA 2018 being in helping you increase operator efficiency?

Extremely effective: 17%
Very effective: 79%
Not effective: 4%

AVEVA Citect SCADA Customer Research

Boosting the engineering experience with the grid

Which of the following benefits do you think the grid (including the property view) has on the engineering experience?

It provides me with an enhanced, consolidated view of my configuration properties.
65%
It saves time and effort (by allowing bulk editing and cascading changes).
52%
It reduces the risk of manual error when editing a project.
35%

AVEVA Citect SCADA Customer Satisfaction Rating

Rico Colombo, a General Manager at Novitas Elektronik, would be very likely to recommend Citect SCADA 2016 for this reason:

I have worked with Citect SCADA since 1997.

AVEVA Citect SCADA Customer Review

4/5 Stars

In a few sentences, please describe your experience with Citect SCADA 2016 and your impression of the new user interface.

I like where Citect SCADA 2016 is going.

What new features of Citect SCADA 2016 will have the greatest impact on your organization and why?

I like not having to rely on Excel and Access while being able to do it all in the new UI.



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About AVEVA Citect SCADA

Citect SCADA has a history spanning more than 35 years and is a flagship offer within AVEVA’s (HMI/SCADA) industrial software platform.

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