The biggest challenge faced by local government when implementing smart city initiatives is understanding the strategy to drive actions to practical benefits.
For more than thirty years, companies have widely adopted a Lean manufacturing mindset to continuously improve their operations. Now with the merger of digital and physical systems as part of the Industry 4.0 transition, businesses can use both ideas concepts to take operational excellence to a new level.
While some are still reading about the value of industry 4.0, other industrial operators are already taking advantage of new technologies that are reducing their risk of extended downtime through fast response, support and prevention.
It sounds like a sci-fi movie plot: your doppelgänger lives in another dimension and behaves exactly like you, but learns faster and can access more information. It’s the ‘test dummy’ that tries everything first, so you can make all the right decisions to lead a perfect life.
While Australian manufacturers understand the benefits of Industry 4.0, many are still in the early stages of ‘digital maturity’.
The Australian water industry is facing new and old challenges. Industry 4.0 – with its promise of increased visibility and performance with data – presents the solution.
There’s an overwhelming pile of advice out there on how industrial operators can reduce unplanned downtime and improve facility maintenance practices.
As a company that delivers control system and automation maintenance support across manufacturing, food and beverage, defence, utilities, infrastructure, transport and resources we see a lot. And an increasing trend we’re seeing is the amount of clients doing ‘run-to-failure’ maintenance.