Gartner Research

OT Drives Smarter Advanced Analytics

Published: 04 June 2015

ID: G00277498

Analyst(s): Rita Sallam, Kristian Steenstrup, Simon Jacobson, Leif Eriksen

Summary

CIOs of asset-intensive companies can use the vast stores of OT data to do a better and smarter job of revealing insights from analytics to the business. But there are significant differences that will need to be examined from the perspectives of opportunity, business needs and skill availability.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Look for "Dark" OT Data, and New Ways to Expand the Use of Low-Cost Sensors and New Data Sources That Can Be Mapped to Business Opportunities
  • Identify a Scenario and Develop a Pilot Project That Uses OT but Interacts With the Enterprise System to Deliver High-Value Outcomes
    • IT Systems
    • OT Systems
  • Partner With LOB Counterparts/Leadership to Understand Desired Future-State Business Outcomes, and Develop Analytics Use Cases to Deliver the Necessary Intelligence to Support This Transformation
    • Context-Based Decisions
  • Find and Develop the Skills for IT/OT Integration

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