August 2008

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HP Integration Strategies: Does your automation strategy have an impact on your operational objectives?

Modern plants cannot run without automation. That is a fact. However, running and running to peak performance are very different things. It is surprising that many companies still do not appreciate or..

Hill, D., ARC Advisory Group

Modern plants cannot run without automation. That is a fact. However, running and running to peak performance are very different things. It is surprising that many companies still do not appreciate or recognize the impact that an automation strategy has on the company's overall operating objectives. Part of the problem continues to be how to measure the impact of automation on operational objectives. Taking this challenge a step further, if you can measure it internally, how do you know if your automation strategy is making enough of a difference for you to achieve a sustainable manufacturing strategy competitively? Improving important operational objectives. Decision makers in your enter

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