In his post, https://www.capgemini.com/2018/11/the-future-of-manufacturing-operations-management-at-the-cross-roads-of-mes-and-iot-platforms/ Pascal Brosset presented the future of MOM and the role of IIoT in the new platform architecture pattern.
He particularly stressed on the fact that it is not just a Technology Issue and definitively he is right.
I had and continue to have the opportunity to work on both IT and OT side. I am still wondering why it is so hard to leverage the collaboration between IT and OT.
Four key points to consider:
Finally, as a result, and usually the main issue is to tackle mindset issues. A change management activity is clearly needed to share fears, blockers and drive a new way of working between IT and OT people. This is the only way to achieve the challenges of industry 4.0 transformation.
CIM: Computer Integrated Manufacturing. The first concept pushed to create a model in ’80s of an industrial Enterprise. This model splits the company into different layers from devices to ERP.
IT: Information Technology
OT: Operation Technology
IIoT: Industrial Internet of Things
MOM/MES: Manufacturing Operation Management/ Manufacturing Execution System.
PLC: Programmable Logic Controller
GAFAM: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft.
SaFe: Scaled Agile Framework.