Monday, June 27, 2016

Smart(er) Manufacturing Is the Next Stage

By Jimmy Asher, Director of Product Strategy for Savigent Software (published by Automation World on June 24, 2016)

No matter what type products that you make, or type of manufacturing you are in, Smart Manufacturing is coming and will change how we think of manufacturing. In some ways, the same journey that industry has been on for years – one of increased visibility and optimization. While these components of technology are accelerating the journey, it isn’t simply technology or its application that makes Smart Manufacturing but rather the changes to the business process that this enables. Smart Manufacturing is about thinking differently!

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