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Time is Now to Bet on IoT/Industry 4.0

Posted January 09, 2015 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

The big Y2K scare was a golden opportunity for operations managers to update and expand their automation systems, recalls Control Engineering. According to this article, we're now at a comparable moment due to all of the talk about Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT). Corporate Managers don't want to be left behind, so they're encouraging their automation engineers to lay out plans for getting aboard. Now may be is the best time for control engineers to secure the funding needed to expand and upgrade system integration, ensuring an information-rich real-time picture of their operations going forward.


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