Three Reasons SCADA Software Is Going Nowhere

Overview:

Discover the top 3 reasons SCADA software can hold you back, what technological advancements you can use to get ahead, and how merging SCADA and IT can have a powerful effect on your company.

How to Leverage Information Technology and Win the Competitive Advantage

We live in the Information Age. The ability to transfer and access information quickly and easily has drastically shaped our lives and our livelihoods. In today's world, business gets done through the effective use of information technologies.

Information technology (IT) is a general term that refers to the acquisition, processing, storage and dissemination of data. In today's marketplace, information technologies are the lifeblood of most companies; if you don't keep up, you'll get left behind.

While information technologies have forged forward at rapid speeds, some industries have lagged behind. The manufacturing industry is massive and greatly dependent on information technologies, yet traditional SCADA software for control systems is behind the curve when keeping up with advances in information technology. In a challenging economy can companies really afford to be doing today's business with yesterday's technology?

Innovations in traditional SCADA software have stagnated for three major reasons: SCADA software is too purpose specific, too tedious to implement, and has a constrictive licensing model.

While these problems are blocking the progress of traditional SCADA, enterprising companies that can find ways to overcome them stand to gain a huge advantage over their competitors.

Author: Inductive Automation  | File Type: PDF

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