APPLYING PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS TO
REAL-LIFE BUSINESS PROBLEMS
Getting technology to work in a complex environment is not straightforward.
Rolling out new technology requires staff to learn and change practices and behaviours.
This isn’t merely about learning new tools;
it is about becoming a data informed business that can relentlessly drive improvement.
Without this impetus, the technology will be ineffective and a waste of time and money.
Unlike many technology service providers, we’re interested first and foremost in understanding the operational challenges of your business. Only then can we begin with a clear rationale as to why you actually want to invest in OT / IT integration solutions.
We then assess where you are. We believe that our clients are more likely to undergo a technology evolution rather than a revolution. Most of the time it doesn't make sense to disregard past progress and capital investment.
We’ve developed a pathway that enables clients to build capability whilst realising immediate financial and operational benefits.
Our trademarked SMARTA framework and Phases of Industry 4.0 Implementation have been borne out of multiple projects in this field. That means we’ve learnt some lessons along the way – ones that our clients can make use of.
SMARTA™ is a framework or set of characteristics that Thred uses to define and assess an Industrial IoT, Industry 4.0, or Big Data solution. At a high-level, solutions should be meeting minimum requirements set by the six key concepts of SMARTA™: