Most industrial companies believe in a major role for predictive maintenance, but very few have already commissioned projects, according to a new study by BearingPoint. The consultants found that 84 pc of companies had researched predictive maintenance, but only one in four had actually started implementing it. According to the survey, 76 pc of executives Read More..
Automotive companies see the relevance of big data and analytics, but few have effectively introduced the new technologies, according to a new study. Consultants BearingPoint polled 120 European decision makers at car companies and suppliers and found that 94 pc consider big data relevant to their businesses. But only 7 pc said they had fully Read More..
Companies are planning to step up investment in management execution systems (MES) as production environments get ready for Industry 4.0. According to a study by technology consultants BearingPoint, 88 pc of companies polled say MES is becoming increasingly important and two-thirds plan investments in the next three years. These companies saidÂ the resulting transparency in production Read More..
Trust and data security are more important than saving money when it comes to cloud computing, a study by BearingPoint concludes. The consultants looked at why adoption of cloud-based services continues to be dogged by fears over data security, reliability and compliance. What they found was that companies are tempted by the scalability and relatively Read More..