🔊 What challenges manufacturers are facing today?

By Jen Groisman

What is the key benefit of digitalizing the factory floor?

The greatest advantage is the elimination of data silos. It provides an opportunity for companies to derive actionable insights from data they were already generating. Such actionable insights can help businesses perform predictive maintenance as well as improve operational efficiency.

In this interview Blake Snodgrass, Siemens Global Marketing, is joined by Rahul Garg, Vice President of the Industrial Machinery and Mid-market Program at Siemens Digital Industries Software.

Listen to this podcast to gain a better understand the different roles played by operation technology and information technology.

In this episode, you’ll learn about the current challenges that manufacturers are facing and what they are doing to overcome them. You’ll also find out how IT and OT convergence enables the creation of a digital twin. Additionally, you’ll hear us talk about what the Siemens Industrial Edge Initiative involves.

What You’ll Learn in this Episode:

01:11 – The challenges that manufacturers are facing today

02:08 – How manufacturers are addressing their current challenges

03:37 – The relationship between information technology and operation technology

07:15 – The benefits of IT/OT convergence

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