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How to become digitally mature

Graham Immerman
April 26, 2019

How does a business become digitally mature? According to Industry Week you need five things; automated workflow, decision support, mobile and remote accessibility, workforce upskilling, and effective change management. 

They said, "As more data flows in from different systems and devices, manufacturers will do well to harness automated workflows to orchestrate people, systems, machines and processes, and take smart action from this data."

All of these things won't just help you become digitally mature - they will help you save money and increase efficiency to grow and a business!

Industry 4.0 Offers Manufacturing Improvement OpportunitiesSource: http://www.automationworld.com

Emerson’s analysis of top-quartile industry performers provides a good framework, outlining five competencies of digitally mature organizations: automated workflow, decision support, mobility, workforce upskilling and change management.Many manufacturers run their production work orders, preventive control plan or raw material workflows by compiling information from a manufacturing execution system (MES), warehouse management system (WMS) and a number of other information sources and formats such as Excel spreadsheets.Read More

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