Automation as an Operations Excellence Driver

June 8, 2012
Joe Staples, the head of Manufacturing Systems North America for Bayer CropScience, explains how the company is using automation and IT technologies to boost the performance of its operations.

Presentation video below from Bayer CropScience (Kansas City, MO) illustrates how the company is evolving its operations management strategy to drive higher levels of collaboration, productivity and safety into its day-to-day operations using automated workflow technologies, MES, mobile operations and social networking tools. The company’s vision is to break down organizational and information barriers, and transform its operations execution landscape into a high performance, harmonized operation that coordinates people, applications (legacy enterprise and production applications) and processes to accomplish specific business objectives.