The human-powered factory of the future
Submitted by Lawrence Whittle on Tue, 01/08/2019
Much of the talk about digital transformation and Industry 4.0 trends quickly toward plants that are “lights out” as a result of automation.
The fact is, manufacturers who simply digitize existing processes by replacing human workers with sensors and robots are missing out on the heart of Industry 4.0—the opportunity to remake your processes so that they’re not just digital, but better in every way. It’s about augmenting humans and machines.
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