What is manufacturing IT?
Manufacturing IT: Manufacturing is the production of goods usually in a factory or facility; IT stands for information technology and refers to devices, networks, software, electronics and systems used at higher levels in the organization than plant-floor production operations; Manufacturing IT uses those higher level technologies at the operations level. Manufacturing execution systems consist of software applications that track and document the transformation of raw materials to finished goods.
Remote monitoring and data visualization are key to improving overall manufacturing efficiency.
Plattform Industrie 4.0 and its international partners are aiming to make progress on data economy, organization, and qualification in 2018.