Organizations face a critical need for to collect data and transform it into actionable insights to optimize production and efficiency in the constantly evolving manufacturing landscape. OMAC, the industry association for machine automation and control, in collaboration with edge provider ei3, released a new guide on industrial data sharing titled "Practical Considerations for Data Governance". The guide unveiled at the 27th Annual ARC Industry Leadership Forum provides expert insights and actionable recommendations to help organizations establish effective data governance and sharing practices.
The document covers several critical topics, including the importance of data governance, the need for a common language to facilitate data exchange across systems, and the various applications that use plant floor data. It examines the key components for plant floor data, the significance of data governance standards and organizations in manufacturing and establishes a structure for data access and integration from multiple sources.