Maintenance: Downtime Gets Digital Transformation

Aug. 23, 2019
7 guidelines to launch a maintenance 4.0 plan

It is not uncommon for organizations to struggle with many issues related to digitalization. With the hype around digitalization at fever pitch, it is easy to become overwhelmed by the multitude of options available in the marketplace. But the strongest contributing factor to implementation challenges is a failure to devise a strategy for an extensive period of uncertainty.

Formulating a Maintenance 4.0 strategy is not easy. An aggressive strategy based on overinvesting in unproven technologies or a conservative strategy of merely waiting on the sidelines are unrealistic options.

Guiding principles

The seven guiding principles for a Maintenance 4.0 strategic plan are:

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