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 - November 6, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • November 5, 2013
  • Opinion

Otto and Mr. Barnes lament the large number of industry acronyms and twitter hashtags.

Otto Mation Comic - October 30, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • October 29, 2013
  • Opinion

Otto draws comparison between project delay and delay in government responsibilities.

Otto Mation Comic - October 23, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • October 22, 2013
  • Opinion

Otto makes a good argument for a pay raise.

Otto Mation Comic - October 16, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • October 14, 2013
  • Opinion

Otto and his fellow engineers discuss politics around the water cooler.

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - October 2, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • October 1, 2013
  • Opinion

Congratulations to our winner! The winning comic caption was submitted by Nelson Gil in Texas. "He's old school...from back when a blinking red light was a high priority alarm."

Otto Mation Comic - September 25, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • September 24, 2013
  • Opinion

Otto shows IT a few "complicated" dashboards he developed with web-based software tools.

Otto Mation Comic - September 18, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • September 16, 2013
  • Opinion

Otto encourages the engineers to leverage IT technology for control applications.

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - August 28, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • August 27, 2013
  • Opinion

Congratulations to our winner! The winning comic caption was submitted by Sam R. in California. "It's Si-Borg!" Note: If you don't watch Duck Dynasty, you won't understand the caption. Background - "Si" (Silas Robertson) is the goof-ball, red-neck brother of the founder of the Duck Commander company and also the uncle of the three brothers who currently run the company.

Otto Mation Comic - August 21, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • August 20, 2013
  • Opinion

Otto visits Mars.

Otto Mation Comic - August 14, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • August 13, 2013
  • Opinion

Otto introduces the team to a new high-speed, lightweight data historian.