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What is your name?
What is your email address?
What is your best contact number?
What is your company name?
Identify and scope the process you would like to assess. It can be, for example, a manual task, a manual setup of an automated cell such as manual machine tending, or an already automated task.
What country are you based in?
Do you currently have a digital strategy and implement digital solutions?
Yes, we have it documented.
A bit vague, but yes.
Is your company interested in digitalisation and considering the implementation of new innovative solutions?
Yes, we strive for greater efficiency
Need to do more
Does digitalisation connect to your business and its KPIs?
Yes, we actively practice digitalisation.
Could do more.
Do you need to improve your current production processes and if so, why?
Yes, this is part of our business strategy
Need to do more research
Is digitalisation a central component of your corporate strategy?
Yes, this is part of our business strategy
Not yet, we need to do more research
Do you have digitally controlled machinery?
Yes, we can operate and push data directly from our CAD systems
Yes, but it is not connected to a network
Do you aim at autonomous behaviour or at supporting human operators or users?
We are aiming for complete automation where the only human involvement is to run the automation
We will be relying on humans but are looking to automation to assist them
We have no plans for automation
Do you have defined responsibilities and roles for shaping the digital transformation in your company?
Yes, we have at least one full-time member of staff devoted to it
One of our staff members has been asked to look after this
Do you use digital models for continuous planning, design and monitoring of your business processes?
Yes, we have digital models of all of our processes
We have done some modelling.
No, we haven't tried this.
Are you implementing Industry 4.0 initiatives for your organisation?
Yes, this is imperative to our needs
Yes, but we need to explore more research
Can you monitor the activity, performance and maintenence cycles of all your machinery?
Yes, we can monitor it all remotely
Yes, we can monitor it on each machine
No, we track it manually
Is there a high level of automation in your organisation’s production floor?
Yes, our automation process is fully integrated
Yes, but currently at a basic level
In your company, are employees actively and comprehensively involved in the ongoing process of shaping digital transformation?
Yes, all of our staff are involved in this process
Yes, but we need to integrate all levels of the workforce
Do you need education and training programs for your employees in order to increase their skills in dealing with the latest digital technologies?
Yes, we look at upskilling our employees on a continual process
Yes, but we need to fully educate our entire workforce more effectively
Is there a level of digital integration on your organisation's production floor?
Yes, we use current digital systems to automate our entire supply chain
Yes, but we need to understand this data better
Do you analyse your data for patterns?
Yes, we use a business intelligence tool to help us understand what the data is saying
Yes, we look at the data for any patterns that stand out
Has your organisation benefitted from digital integration?
Yes, we now understand how to utilise our data output
Yes, but we need to learn how to use the data to improve our growth
Do you aim at an improvement of existing products or services or at new market opportunities? e.g. With the introduction of smart systems
Yes, we have integrated new digital solutions to enhance our offering
Yes, but we need to manage this better
Is your organisation experienced in digitalisation projects?
Yes, we have a lot of experience in this area
Yes, but we could use these projects more strategically to improve our growth
Is senior management actively driving the digital transformation in your company?
Yes, senior management are actively driving this
Yes, but they are not fully aware of the benefits
Do you have the capacity to model future situations like demand spikes or business disruptions and understand how your systems will react?
Yes, we run test scenarios to guard against potential issues
We can't model it in a simulation, but we have done the calculations and we have contingency plans
Are your business processes and people prepared to act on live data or near real-time insights?
Yes, our people understand how to manage and implement this properly
Yes, but more education and knowledge is needed
Is your workforce digitally aware, skilled and trained to enable successful transformation?
Yes, we strive to continuously complete the necessary digital training
Yes, but greater upskilling is required
Are the personal skills of your employees sufficiently well developed to successfully master the challenges of digitalisation?
Yes, our employees are actively encouraged to improve their skillsets
Yes, but we need to look at digital master classes
Are you actively using digital technologies to help understand and utilise the data that you create?
Yes, we use digital company management systems
Yes, but we need to understand these technologies better
Are you able to analyse the data you receive from your machinery and use it to make decisions and alter production without human assistance?
Yes, we have offloaded some of the day-to-day decisions to an automatic system
We can, but we don't. We feel more comfortable having a human making the decisions
No, we are not
Does your organisation have a current digital strategy roadmap and implementation governance status in achieving the goals of Industry 4.0 transformation?
Yes, we continuously update our digital strategy to market demands
Yes, but our strategy needs to be improved
Do you continuously strive for digital excellence in your business?
Yes, we want to stay a step ahead
Yes, but we need more resources to do this
Are all employees actively encouraged to upskill their digital knowledge to help improve the company?
Yes, this is core to our mission
Yes, but we are limited by our resources to how much we can support
Do you engage in innovative R&D actitives and projects to improve your digital capabilities?
Yes, this is part of the vision of our organisation
We need to learn more about what is available
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