The challenges and rapid changes that characterize the modern business environment lay bare the inflexibility of many manufacturers’ operations. For more than a decade, Industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing initiatives have arisen to help combat these issues. New technologies, such as cloud, AI and edge computing, which have completely changed the IT landscape have accelerated their impact. Yet their full potential has yet to be realized as manufacturers continue to struggle to scale these advances throughout their operations.
In this paper, you will find the blueprint for scalability and process flexibility, including: how to operate smarter with predictive insights and automation, increase OEE through app modernization, secure asset and deploy a flexible plant IT infrastructure.
Learn how IBM can work with you to co-create a customized roadmap with a focus on using existing OT investments, improving key metrics and using people that know best.