Software is crucial to every business today. Even more important is a clear decision process for when to make or buy software. This article gives good hints and an overview for such a process.
The movement towards Industrie 4.0 leads to a higher software penetration on the shop floor. Companies must sit behind the steering wheel if they do not want to run into trouble. A suitable software architecture is the basis for a successful Industrie 4.0 journey. [...]