Do not worry about wrong decisions.
Start with the most risky step – fail fast and cheap otherwise you are simply too slow and even more expensive.
Efficient data management is getting a tremendous meaning. Decentral solutions like a cloud are the trend. The cloud is predestined for data management of unlimited size. The digital transformation could manage the integration of single control programs towards the cloud instead of being in the local PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) in the machine. Your advantage: Once static software can now be updated easily. This may require a new system architecture apart from the already known pyramid of automation.
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