Digital Transformation in Manufacturing from a Network Visualization Viewpoint

A smart, connected enterprise can embrace the digital transformation in the coming Internet of Things (IoT) world. Manufacturers must adopt technologies that transform operating models and allow for digital connections of processes, events, actions, internal workers and external partners. This transformation will allow manufacturers greater agility and flexibility for regional or global production.

It appears manufacturing executives in a study in a McKinsey report understand the importance of the digital transformation:

  • 80% said digital operations are a critical driver of every organization’s manufacturing competitiveness
  • 61% said digital is a senior leadership priority
  • 37% said their organization has a strategy for how digital manufacturing will enable competition
  • 13% said their organization has digital manufacturing capability today

Knowing how important going digital is to the C-suite, it only makes sense to use battle tested, but effective, tools.

IT data analytics and monitoring products are best of breed. Having access to the OT space means they can add an extreme amount of value to the business because they can now pull their data into the IT platforms and get real-time visibility, metrics, data analytics, real-time reporting, real-time alerting, and thresholding.

In a move to enhance productivity and to remain more competitive in an emerging global landscape, companies need to apply smarter and more connected technology. While that can add complexity to solutions, nothing – not even the plant floor — can be an island anymore.

Statseeker’s White Paper – Digital Transformation provides insight into:

  • IT/OT convergence
  • How data collecting can lead to greater collaboration, operational excellence and profitability
  • Suggested steps towards advancing a digital transformation strategy
  • Sample Use cases related to firms gaining from extreme networking

In every industry, at locations all over the globe, Statseeker gives IT/OT network professionals and business managers the power of an unparalleled view of their network, combining a dependable technical result with real peace of mind. Through a series of White Papers we seek to bring you real life examples of the value Statseeker brings to organizations across the globe.

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Frank WilliamsThe article was written by Frank Williams, CEO of  Statseeker, a global provider of innovative network monitoring solutions for the IT enterprise and OT industrial market space. Frank holds a BSEE, augmented by many post graduate courses in management, leadership and technology.

With active deployments in over 22 countries and many Fortune 100 firms, Statseeker monitors millions of interfaces in real-time. These companies trust Statseeker to deliver big data, make decisions and take action. Statseeker allows them to identify critical issues, isolate what needs work with confidence and fix problems instantly.

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