Keep your smart factory simple
Factory automation in general is becoming more intricate and layered at a phenomenal rate. Gone are the days of linking a SCADA to a PLC and you are done. With Batch, MES, Workflow, Scheduling, Asset Performance Management, integration with ERP in the mix…there are more variables to consider than ever before. How can you build a smart factory and not get lost ? How do you stay on top of things, how do you keep it ’Simple’ and increase your chances of success?