Implementing IIoT in Manufacturing

6-Step Guide

The goal of this guide is to assist manufacturers with the implementation of IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) on the plant floor to solve business challenges.

With the right data and the right tools to visualize your data, IIoT projects can connect your machines and empower you to help solve many of the manufacturing challenges affecting productivity.

 

"What Will I Learn?"

With the help of this 6-step guide, you’ll define your challenges and areas for growth, gather data, and apply the data to gain insights into how to solve your problems by understanding the IIoT implementation approach we take for our customers.

  • Why Implement IIoT?
  • Our Approach: Start Small, Think Big, Move Fast
  • Step 1 – Where Do You Begin with IIoT?
  • Step 2 – Evaluate Your Machines
  • Step 3 – What Data Do You Need?
  • Step 4 – How Do You Gather That Data?
  • Step 5 – You’ve Got the Data, Now Solve a Problem.
  • Step 6 – Apply What You’ve Learned and Run with It.
  • Achieve ROI
 
 

See How IIoT Can Solve Common Problems

IIoT offers a number of solutions that help you gain visibility. One of those solutions is manufacturing analytics.

Bringing manufacturing analytics to the factory floor tackles four common issues your company may be faced with regularly:

  • Lack of visibility and understanding of what’s happening in the plant
  • Persistent downtime issues
  • Tedious, error-prone manual reporting 

Start Small and Move Fast

In order to begin implementing IIoT, it is important to first consider how your factory floor can improve to a point of increased productivity and efficiency. “What are your challenges?”

We believe in a “start small, think big, move fast” approach when implementing IIoT on the plant floor. It’s okay to start small but start ASAP. Then, once you’ve solved one problem, move to continuously improve the rest of your plant floor.

“When you have a data-driven approach, you tend to work better as a team, too, because it’s fact and not opinion.”

 

Matt Hill

H&T Waterbury