The tribal knowledge of how to run a factory efficiently is often held by a small fraction of the workforce. By collecting data, making it available to everyone, and allowing them to emulate the best of the best, the entire organization benefits.
Managing change in one plant is difficult. Larger companies with distributed operations face even greater challenges. Complex discrete manufacturing can involve hundreds or even thousands of parts, components, and assemblies.
Rather, cultural transformation means rethinking the productivity of your people, processes, and organization by augmenting them with technologies that improve efficiencies and develop a connected environment.