Shopfloor meets IT: Every company must currently answer for itself what it means by “digital transformation”. In the context of industrial digitalization, KUKA relies on diverse process know-how within the world of mechanical engineering – and on close partnerships, such as with SAP. The robot is a central link between the IT (information technology) and OT (operations technology) worlds. The goal is always: collecting and analyzing data and use it to optimize the company’s own processes.
Alexandra Altermann from SAP and Dr. Christian Liedtke from KUKA talk about why Industry 4.0 has not yet finally arrived on the factory floor, even after 10 years, in “The Digital Supply Chain” podcast: