Could deeper insights lower some manufacturing costs? For years, continuous improvement programs have successfully lowered operating costs. Now, companies are using advanced analytics in manufacturing to find even more opportunities. This is not your father’s analytics. Rather, it correlates among different data sources, including IoT, to deliver fresh insights for confidently moving to reduce costs.
What current challenge have manufacturers been wrestling with for at least 35 years? System integration. Getting manufacturing data to flow has always been a problem. And it still is. Based on Tech-Clarity research The Manufacturing Data Challenge: Lessons from Top Performers, most of the 300 respondents’ companies need better ways to integrate IT and OT data.