Most manufacturers have a “hidden factory” that runs in parallel to their primary manufacturing plant. It’s the unused capacity caused by quality issues, process inefficiencies, rework, schedule loss, availability loss, and performance loss.
Does your Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software act as a system of engagement? Adopting a flexible ERP that natively incorporates emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), chatbots, and social collaboration will not only help you stay competitive but will also help you attract the next-generation workforce – vital to future-proofing your business.
When we think of the Industrial Internet of Things and ERP, there’s much to consider for today’s manufacturing and distribution organization. Think of the Industrial Internet of Things as manufacturing or distribution related hardware and software that work together through “internet of things” style connectivity to track and enhance manufacturing and industrial processes.