The Digital Storm is upon us – are you going to ride it, or get blown away?

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Posted on 5 Feb 2020 by Nick Peters
The defining product of the digitalisation of manufacturing activities is data. Companies risk missing out on the opportunity to glean the maximum amount of information from their data and use it to drive their business towards becoming what SAP describe as an 'Intelligent Enterprise', a business whose activities are connected and transparent at every stage, from production to customer service.

Three steps to data mastery for 2020

Machine Data - Big data was critical in the Human Genome Project, the world's largest collaborative biological project.
Upcoming developments such as AI and deep learning, internet of things-enabled equipment and augmented/virtual reality might be revolutionary - but the high cost of entry means they are off limits to most medium manufacturers for now.