As we mark the halfway point through 2020, it certainly has been a year of disruption, extreme challenge, and rapid change. Technology has played a central role in solving issues, creating new opportunities, and accelerating the rate of change that is now possible.
For companies that accept they need to weave all their loose threads together into a digital cloth, here is a blueprint on how to begin that process as part of their journey towards an Industry 4.0 future.
A Digital Thread provides the data framework, and the reality is that multiple threads are coexisting, which sometimes resemble a tangled ball of virtual string. The solution to untangling these multiple threads and providing true cross-silo and multi-enterprise data flows is to weave the digital threads into a Digital Cloth.