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    Paul Critchley Industry 4.0 / January 23, 2020

    Why Industry 4.0 isn't as complicated as you might think

    Industry 4.0 is a major buzzword that the manufacturing industry can't stop talking about. 

    With buzzwords comes a lot  of hype. It can seem intimidating but it doesn't have to be!

    Instead of dreaming too big or getting overwhelmed, look at Industry 4.0 in a different way. Here are two examples!

    1. Get Practical

    Thinking practically, how can Industry 4.0 help improve performance? How can you realistically use this technology?

    On how businesses should do this Live Mint suggested, "They should then set a clear aspiration for performance improvement, as well as capability building, and execute them meticulously. Those who do this will lead their competition."

    Instead of a complete overhaul, look for the spots in your production that need the most help and could benefit from new technology. 

    Then. . .

    2. Start Small

    From there, implement little changes. By just adding a few at a time you can manage how Industry 4.0 is helping your efficiency and then make further decisions from there. 

    You don't have to do it all at once!

    Analytics are a great place to start. 

    As Live Mint said, "In this industry, the biggest opportunity lies not in robotics or process automation, but in using advanced analytics to control processes, make plants more reliable, and to improve supply chains."

    Live analytics in particular can help reduce downtime.

    Let us show you how our innovative technology could help you to reach your efficiency goals and grow your business!

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