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What is data strategy (industry 4.0)?

Data strategy refers to the various levels of data management in specific data systems. The hierarchy of data is clearly specified and top-down from the company level to the field level in descending order. The individual levels are as follows:

  • company level (ERP)
  • operating level (MES/PPS)
  • process level (SCADA)
  • control level (PLC)
  • field level (input and output signals, usually sensor data or human generated data)