1Solving “Boundaries” issues by utilizing abundant experience and expertise in broad business fields
Hitachi boasts a history in Information Technology (IT) spanning more than five decades, and has cultivated its Operational Technology (OT) for more than a century with a product range that mainly involves social infrastructure. With extensive experience developed in these broad-ranging fields of business, and the expertise acquired through practical application as one of Japan’s greatest manufacturers, we leverage our strengths to create value through our ability owing Products, OT, and IT resources.
When introducing IoT in a factory, we achieve overall optimization by collecting data generated from products in physical space, assembling it in cyber space, and giving the analysis feedback to OT, which drives products. For this, profound knowledge, experience and expertise are required in the fields of products, OT and IT. That’s exactly the source of Hitachi’s proposal capabilities.
As customer needs become more diverse and advanced, there are cases where various gaps exist between the field, management, and the supply chain. Hitachi calls this “the boundaries.” As IoT advances between businesses within a company, or between companies, the boundaries will become more complicated. Hitachi provides total seamless one-stop solutions by connecting with digital technology to solve boundary issues which arise not only between businesses but between companies, ranging from procurement and manufacturing to logistics and retail by utilizing the broad experience and expertise. With smooth collaboration between businesses or companies, we will achieve overall optimization of value chain, starting from individual optimization.