Ryan Chatel is the Sr. Product Manager for Distribution Automation. Ryan’s role is a critical interface between Engineering and Marketing. Ryan has deep experience in the entire product line for DA, has served in several technical roles within Sensus over the last 8 years, and has a technical lens for customer requirements. Ryan holds two Bachelor’s degrees in Business Economics and Software Engineering from University of California, Santa Barbara and University of Phoenix respectively. Ryan holds an MBA from Boise State University and is currently sitting on the DNP3 Technical Committee as an industry subject matter expert.
Articles Written by Ryan Chatel
What is SCADA’s role in Industry 4.0?
August 6, 2019
The term Industry 4.0 was first mentioned at the Hannover Trade Fair in 2011. Experts proclaimed that a new Industrial Revolution had arrived, driven by automation, communication and the internet. A flag was planted and smart industrial manufacturing...
Solicited vs. Unsolicited Data Acquisition: Which Camp are You?
May 7, 2019
At a utility, SCADA is the undisputed champion and data is of paramount importance. (After all, the last two letters stand for “Data Acquisition”.) In the SCADA world, standards for controls and data acquisition is not just requested, it’s an expectation.
SCADA 101: What is SCADA?
April 9, 2019
Electric, water and gas utilities all depend on SCADA, but what is it really? Officially it stands for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition. Most often when we think of electric, water and gas, we think of the metering, billing and revenue collection side of the business.