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TechValidate Research on Schneider Electric Software Citect SCADA

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202 Customers Surveyed

1,445 Data Points Collected

85 Published TechFacts

10 Published Charts

2 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


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 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

Schneider Electric Software Citect SCADA Customer Research

Enhanced project configuration view

How do you find the ability to view your entire system with all its projects and include projects in the new project view?

Very useful: 44%
Useful: 55%
Not at all useful: 2%

Citect SCADA 2018 Customer Research

What impact do you see the new extensive Library of configurable objects having on engineering efficiency?

Saving time in project configuration, with the extensive range of equipment-based library selections
55%
Flexibility in customizing additional objects
51%
Ease of compliance with industry standards and best practice guidelines
44%
Improved operator awareness with wide use of colours / fonts
26%
Reduced distractions with use of animation and designs conveying the most important data
24%

Schneider Electric Software Citect SCADA Customer Satisfaction Rating

Andres Alvarado, Engineer at CNFL, said he would be likely to recommend Citect SCADA for this reason:

Citect is a very good SCADA, with great stability and performance.

Citect SCADA 2018 Customer Fact

A US federal government department believes the new Alarm Management enhancements within Citect SCADA 2018, will increase flexibility with customizable alarm indicator flags and genies.



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About Schneider Electric Software Citect SCADA

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

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