This white paper throw light on why automation users should go for technology upgrade, when they should and what are the different path for migration or technology upgrade.
Author – K. Ravimurthy
(Senior Advisor – Automation Solution)
Supreme & Co.Pvt.Ltd
Driving business results through innovation
Table of Contents
MIGRATION WHY, WHEN AND HOW????
WHY TO TECHNOLOGY UPGRADE OR MIGRATE?
OPTIMIZATION FOR BETTER PERFORMANCE
MAINTAINING THE LEGACY SYSTEM AND CATERING TO OBSOLESCENCE ISSUES
COST AND AVAILABILITY OF LABOR
INTEGRATION OF VARIOUS SYSTEMS
MEETING GLOBALIZATION CHALLENGES OF COST, EFFICIENCY AND TIME TO MARKET
WHEN TO MIGRATE?
HOW TO MIGRATE?
KEY TO SUCCESSFUL MIGRATION PROJECTS
TRAINING AND IMPLEMENTATION
GUIDANCE FOR SUPPLIER SELECTION
RECOMMENDATION FOR END-USER INDUSTRY
RECOMMENDATION FOR SUPPLIERS
Migration Why, When and How????
Migration is a big question among the industry and answer is very delicate. Migration of the old control system to new one is something, which is required for the growing business. However if proper planning is not done Migration would be as painful and as inevitable as death or paying taxes. However, good news is unlike dying and paying taxes, you will be better off after a control system migration than ever before.
However if the migration planning, and implementation is not done properly then the migration could be more troublesome then paying taxes. If the phases are not completed in-time and with proper effort then there can be chances wherein the entire migration process could back-stab the organization. With successful migration approach entire project will bring in much needed competitive edge to the manufacturing process and to organization