Otto Mation Comic Series

Little Otto Mation was born with a rare gift called the C.A.P. (Certified Automation Professional), which is an objective assessment and confirmation of skills as an automation professional offered by the International Society of Automation (ISA). Those of us in the automation profession have studied and worked for years to earn the C.A.P. Follow the life of Otto through this unique comic series.

Otto Mation Comic - September 10, 2014

  • by Otto Mation
  • September 9, 2014
  • Opinion

Much to the chagrin of the CEO, Otto proposes more worthwhile and cost-effective control systems expenditures than past purchases.

Otto Mation Comic - August 27, 2014

  • by Otto Mation
  • August 26, 2014
  • Opinion

Otto bluffs Mr. Barnes into thinking he is leaving the company.

Otto Mation Comic - August 20, 2014

  • by Otto Mation
  • August 19, 2014
  • Opinion

Otto is the victim of his company's understaffed automation group.

Otto Mation Comic - August 6, 2014

  • by Otto Mation
  • August 5, 2014
  • Opinion

Mr. Barnes' exemplary management style and use of Pig Latin will help him lead the merge of the I.T. and Automation departments.

Otto Mation Comic - July 30, 2014

  • by Otto Mation
  • July 29, 2014
  • Opinion

Instead of getting a pay raise, Otto receives inexperienced help to lessen his workload.

Otto Mation Comic - July 23, 2014

  • by Otto Mation
  • July 22, 2014
  • Opinion

Otto laments over his salary, but delivers an unrecognized jab to his boss.

Otto Mation Comic - July 16, 2014

  • by Otto Mation
  • July 15, 2014
  • Opinion

Otto tries to convince his veteran colleague to embrace the latest technology in smartphones and tablets.

Otto Mation Comic - June 18, 2014

  • by Otto Mation
  • June 17, 2014
  • Opinion

Otto's company suffers the consequences because management didn't take cybersecurity seriously.

Otto Mation Comic - June 11, 2014

  • by Otto Mation
  • June 10, 2014
  • Opinion

Otto questions his colleague about the stacks and stacks of trade magazines on his desk.

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - May 21, 2014

  • by Otto Mation
  • May 20, 2014
  • Opinion

The winning captions were submitted by Russell Smith in Ontario, Canada and Stan Hoo in New Jersey. The top caption was submitted by Russell and the bottom caption was submitted by Stan.