21 minutes | Sep 30th 2020

Transforming Operations Through the Digital Thread with Keith Higgins

As industrial business leaders increasingly recognize the value of data-driven decision making, they must first break down information silos. A recent McKinsey report notes that businesses end up spending more than 35% of their time looking for information rather than actively using that information for effective, data-driven decision making. So how can businesses optimize time spent working with data? Keith Higgins, the VP of Digital Transformation at Rockwell Automation, has the answer. Join Keith and host Tony Uphoff as they explore the digital thread and discuss why “edge is the new cloud.” Resources From This Episode: Learn more about Rockwell Automation: https://www.rockwellautomation.com/ Learn more about digital transformation from Rockwell Automation: https://www.rockwellautomation.com/en-us/capabilities/digital-transformation.html How to Guide Your Production Floor Team Through the Adoption of Industry 4.0 [Thomas Insights]: https://www.thomasnet.com/insights/how-to-guide-your-production-floor-team-through-the-adoption-of-industry-4-0/ How to Choose the Right IoT Platform for Your Industrial Business [Thomas Insights]: https://www.thomasnet.com/insights/how-to-choose-the-right-iot-platform-for-your-industrial-business/