Industry 4.0 can often seem like a big, daunting challenge. To make it a little easier, Industry Week put together a list of a few things you can do right now to move toward Industry 4.0. They said first you need to stay informed, which you are already doing by reading this! Also, talk to R&D in your business and build employee skills in topics like big data analytics and cloud computing. They also said, "Don't wait until your assets are outdated to start thinking about replacing them. Start making your plans now for transitioning to new technology." Are there any small steps you could be taking right now?
Many manufacturing companies still lack the foundational technology infrastructure that must be in place before they can fully exploit Industry 4.0.The good news is that more manufacturers are heeding this advice and investing in technology that enables connectivity between people, systems, and machines.Read More