Building Your Digital Highway – A holistic approach to I4.0

Introduction Cloud services want you to believe that Industry 4.o is big-data. It’s not. If you think this claim isn’t true, just search online for I4.0. You will find more than 80 million references to back it up, each one claiming to provide some insight. Is I4.0 not big-data? Is i4.0 not about everything plugging in? Data is part of …

What is the right mix of Automation, People and Robots?

  Why don’t we just fill a room full of robots and let them work away without any people?  It would be cheaper wouldn’t it?  People aren’t fast enough, right?  People take too many breaks, don’t they?   Start with a strong foundation! People may not be perfect, but they can still perform many tasks that robots can not.  People …

Ten reasons why robots will not solve all your automation problems

    Don’t let those robot salespeople lead you astray when they walk in the door and promise their colour of robot will solve all your problems.  Let’s explore why robots don’t solve all automation problems. While the price of robots is coming down there is still a substantial cost in integrating a robot. Typically the robot itself is about …