It absolutely makes sense to be cautious when approaching a topic as huge as industry 4.0. It can seem intimidating or out of reach. If you haven't jumped on board yet, you're not the only one. Companies that haven't implemented this new technology aren't all falling behind - yet. What does this mean? That it's a great time to start the transition! You'll definitely want to make these changes before you start falling behind. If you're still cautious, try implementing a few things at a time. It doesn't have to be all at once! See what works best for you and move forward from there.
Plug and play isn’t a realistic option for industrials – in fact, in such a conservative decision-making environment, discussions on applying smart technologies throughout an operating system can take time for adequate due diligence.Given these complexities, decisions regarding digital solutions are hampered even more by the multitude of relatively new firms offering a wide array of technology solutions, each touting their own as the platform that manufacturers need for the convergence of IT and OT.Read More