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The Industry 4.0 Paradox
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Achieving higher productivity with digitization and at the same time not taking innovations so seriously. Can that work? No, says Deloitte, recommending that companies reconsider their investment behaviour. It is not enough to just want to improve what's proven. This strategy leads to missed innovations. 

 

Venture the unknown 

Deloitte advises companies to venture into the unknown. In the consultants' opinion, it is not wrong to improve operational processes and increase productivity. Decision-makers should broaden their horizons and find out about the...

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The industry is becoming smart – which sectors are affected?
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Industry 4.0 is defined by the digital networking of autonomous production resources and their planning and control systems. They have the following features: They can control or configure themselves according to the situation. They are spatially distributed and work sensor-supported or knowledge-based.

According to a survey by the digital association Bitcom among 533 industrial companies, every fourth machine or system in Germany currently falls under the above definition – and the trend is rising rapidly. In almost all cases, smart technologies are only used in some areas...

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