Article | June 21, 2018

ERP 2028 Part 2: Traceability And Digital String?

Source: IFS North America – Food

By Colin Elkins, Global Industry Director for Process Manufacturing, IFS

ERP 2028 Part 2: Traceability And Digital String?

Imagine going forward in time 10 years, how will the technologies evolving today change the way we work? What will enterprise resource planning (ERP) look like in 2028?

The list of digital innovations moves on at a pace, with the Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), BlockchainArtificial Intelligence (AI) and Augmented Reality (AR) all making daily headlines. The future, however, is not with these individual solutions. They are just the building blocks. The future is in the connected world, a world where ‘Digital String’ will link the technologies together into coherent solutions. Tasks that once took hours will be completed in seconds with automated data capture, visibility, integrity and transparency.

This is number two in a series of imaginary anecdotal stories set in 2028. This is the story of Laura, Head of Quality at Specialty Peppery Salads (SPS).