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    The transition to Industry 4.0 implementation doesn't have to happen all at once. You have to start somewhere! Beginning the process can be as simple as taking an inventory of the technology you currently have. Then, you can create your vision for the future and start with the basics. Tech Target says you should embrace the cloud and that, "You will undoubtedly learn a lot as you implement pieces of the solution over the next few years. Continually review that plan, and adjust to changing needs and opportunities."

    Recommended ReadHow can manufacturers begin an Industry 4.0 roadmap?Source: http://searcherp.techtarget.com

    If you haven't created an Industry 4.0 roadmap, know that you're not alone. A 2015 McKinsey survey found that only 48% of manufacturers consider themselves ready for Industry 4.0, which it defined as "the next phase in the digitization of the manufacturing sector," driven by the dramatic rise in data volumes, computational power and connectivity; analytics and business intelligence; new forms of human-machine interaction, such as touch interfaces and augmented reality systems; and evolving connections between the digital and physical worlds, including robotics and 3D printing. Read More

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