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It’s the last IT/OT mile that matters in avoiding Industry 4.0’s pilot purgatory


It’s the last IT/OT mile that matters in avoiding Industry 4.0’s pilot purgatory
The biggest hurdles in Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) come in the last mile—especially in getting information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) to converge at scale.
https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/operations/our-insights/operations-blog/its-the-last-it-ot-mile-that-matters-in-avoiding-industry-40s-pilot-purgatory
Understanding the IT/OT ‘last mile’
-Complex, heterogeneous environment
-Old unconnected machines
-Security concerns
-Limited last-mile OT capabilities at scale
-Poor collaboration between IT and OT