For some, “Industry 4.0” and “digital transformation” are synonymous—alternative terms for the fundamental business changes facing manufacturers. For others, the former refers more narrowly to a set of manufacturing technologies at the heart of a wider digital transformation.
Whichever camp you’re in, it doesn’t change the fundamental nature and scale of the revolution taking place, nor the challenges facing manufacturers as they try to identify and take the right steps to survive, thrive, and grow.
Continue reading to learn about the three significant challenges created by the approaches and technologies of Industry 4.0:
- Widespread integration
- Big data
- New sources of risk
We’ll show you how investment in the right enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can help you address all three. Specifically, we’ll look at key characteristics that make an ERP investment the best choice for manufacturers.