Enabling technologies are very interesting for companies in the manufacturing sector: intelligent use of data, choosing appropriate tools for Analytics to support rapid strategic decisions, are all important elements in this dynamic sector.
Technological progress has led to a digital revolution in the manufacturing industry. For several years the focus of manufacturing sector has been on the search for efficiency and costs reduction, now for industrial companies, technology plays an increasingly strategic role. Practically all functional areas of medium to large manufacturing companies (research and development, production, marketing, sales, purchasing, finance, hr) have been invested by the wave of digital transformation, that has affected the entire value chain of all companies at each level.
The “smart” factory: the ability to generate, process and analyze data taking advantage in a short time of the information coming from heterogeneous sources, internal and external to the companies in the Manufacturing area, enables the new industrial paradigm. Since the adoption of instruments connected to sensors for unstructured data use supporting operational decisions in real time, the physical reality of the factory and the virtual data and digital information, have been tied in a unprecedented and enormous potentiality relationship.