DIGIHUB Südbaden is a funding measure from the Baden-Württemberg Ministry for Economy, Labor and Housing as part of the Economy 4.0 initiative that is embedded in the regional-wide digital@bw digitalization strategy. DIGIHUB Südbaden is a 50% publicly funded project that will run for 3 years. This type of project is typically planned according to the so-called waterfall principle.
For generations we have been obsessed with process automation. When you automate, generally, you convert variable costs to fixed costs: Something a human does to something a machine does. Let’s spend a little time on background to set the stage and then dig deeper into how automation can benefit our quest for quality and lower costs.