In the age of Industry 4.0, manufacturing processes are orchestrated through digital interactions. A new generation of systems is providing real-time, autonomic interactions between machines, systems, assets and things. See what the future holds.
Production line managers use real-time intelligence from systems and external sources to make proactive judgments affecting the manufacturing value chain. Operations managers rely on sensors and machine-to-machine integration to control self-adjusting systems and generate data for predictive analytics to reduce and manage downtime.Success Story: Flight Analysis Designed for Big Data Smart Manufacturing Operations Going Mobile on the Factory Floor
Location mapping and logistics track assets, locate people, monitor operations, remotely visualize complex or extended infrastructure and optimize service support. Real-time supply chain integration enables manufacturers to digitally adjust production processes to avoid unscheduled downtime and meet customer demand.Supply Chain Management Infographic Bluescope Steel Success Story Agfa Success Story