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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 Customer Research

What benefits do you see the new Multi-monitor Support having on managing your projects?

Flexibility in layout
58%
Time saved in configuration
53%
Improved operator awareness
46%
Increase in efficiency
42%

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

AVEVA Citect SCADA Customer Satisfaction Rating

Open & powerful SCADA software

Yves Sautreuil, an Engineer at MCE Automation, said they would be very likely to recommend Citect SCADA for this reason:

I think it’s a good product. Citect is a very open software and there are so many things you can do with it. Personally, I’ve never been restricted in any of my developments with Citect.

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 Testimonial

What role do you forsee Citect SCADA 2018 playing in your organization’s digital transformation journey?

We plan to roll-out Citect 2018 to our metro markets in 2018.

Dan Jackson, Engineering Management, Southern Cross Austereo (Formerly Austereo)

AVEVA Citect SCADA Customer Research

Faster centralized deployment

Using the new deployment feature, what percentage of time could you save rolling out project changes to all the machines in your system?

Over 90%: 5%
Between 75% and 90%: 29%
Between 50% and 75%: 29%
Between 25% and 50%: 22%
Up to 25%: 15%


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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 AVEVA’s (HMI/SCADA) industrial software platform.

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