WG 2.11 Industrial IT/Process Control Technology


The "Industrial IT/Process Control Technology" working group addresses issues including the following topics in the context of its experience exchange, its concept developments, formulation of requirements to be met by automation solutions and its involvement in national and international standardisation:

  • Interaction of information technology and process control technology, especially quality and obsolescence issues
  • Life cycle concepts for systems of automation technology and industrial IT
  • Cost security and investment protection
  • Availability and reliability, definition and tracking of quality performance indicators
  • Handling of updates, upgrades and end-of-life announcements


  • Cost optimised usage of automation solutions
  • Long-term management of required quality over the entire life cycle
  • Prevention of early replacement due to obsolescence
  • Prolongation of use of systems after end-of-life announcements
  • Experience feedback to manufacturers to optimise development objectives

Recommendations and worksheets

Please refer to the following list for recommendations (NE) and worksheets (NA) managed by the working group:

No. ▾TitleEditionResponsibleSubject areaInfoComments
0121NE 121Quality Assurance of Control Systems
Qualitätssicherung leittechnischer Systeme
WG 2.11SystemsAbstract


N. N.
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