Built on conflict and misalignment, the relationship issues between information technology and controls engineering – or operational technology (OT) – teams in the manufacturing industry have a long history. Stakeholder expectations and technology convergence create the need to leave the past behind and build a culture of collaboration. The blueprint includes the following phases:
- Determine the Current State
- Define Target State
- Build a Convergence Plan
Follow this blueprint to gain a greater understanding of the current barriers and opportunities impacting technology convergence on the manufacturing shop floor.