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How to prepare for Industry 4.0

Graham Immerman
December 22, 2017

Many businesses are making the switch to Industry 4.0, but some are absolutely more successful than others. It all comes down to knowing how to prepare for Industry 4.0. "As companies embark on their journey toward the 4th Industrial Revolution, the ones that are willing to bring in new leadership and make the organizational enhancements to power new digital customer relationships will be the ones that rise above the fray." Make sure you don't forget to treat your digital relationships with customers just like you would face to face. Adjust your target audiences, especially if Industry 4.0 increases your reach. Do not focus on just technology - there will be some important management adjustments as well! Most of all, don't stress. MachineMetrics can help you through the transition!

Is Your Organization Ready for Industry 4.0?Source: http://www.iotforall.com

Many articles on digital transformations and industrial IoT focus solely on technology enablement. In doing so, they underestimate the negative impact of poor organizational alignment. Assuming that employees can both do their day job and be handed a new set of responsibilities for digital initiatives will negatively impact the potential value of such projects. Read More

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