In one of our blog posts, we defined what a smart factory is and the factors that have led to its creation. But, just because a factory is automated and uses the technologies mentioned in the last post, does that make it smart? Deloitte has identified the five key characteristics of a smart factory – read on to learn what it takes for a factory to be truly intelligent.
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