Industry 4.0 technologies are transforming the manufacturing industry. ‘Smart factories’ using automation, Internet of Things (IoT) technology and cloud computing are becoming the new norm. But what impact is Industry 4.0 having on the business side of manufacturing? What does ‘Business 4.0’ really look like?
Will new technology make sales, marketing, customer service, and other critical teams obsolete? The answer to this question is way more complicated than a simple yes or no.
With an estimated 1 billion people using Excel, Microsoft has made a pretty powerful piece of software. Whether you love or hate spreadsheets ,they do have a vital role in almost every business, especially when it comes calculating data.
So, why are spreadsheets destroying your business?
The answer is simple…
1. They’re time consuming
2. They ‘re difficult to understand
3. They’re prone to errors1
In the coming months, it’s highly likely that you’ll hear a lot about the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) or ‘Internet of Everything’ (IoE), very vague sounding turns of phrase that you may think are strictly reserved for Star Trek nerds, technophiles and geeks.
The potential for the Internet of Things is so huge, however, that it may be about to make the inventions of the wheel, sliced bread and even its own Father, the Internet, look like trivial steps in mankind’s journey into the future, and, more importantly, change the way you order pizza forever