Backpedalling from big-impact technology change is expensive – as is the cost of getting it wrong. Success depends as much on the wider transformation piece as much as it does on the technology – so how can we avoid getting “lost in tech”?
The scope, scale and pace of change that Industry 4.0 technologies are bringing to manufacturing and infrastructure is unprecedented.
It can be tempting, when grappling with the challenges and the opportunities Industry 4.0 presents, to see them through the spectrum of technology innovation. However, as with any major change, people, process and policy play an equally important role.