Soft PLCs: The industrial innovator’s dilemma

In short Software is increasingly replacing hardware in industrial environments Software-based controllers (Soft PLCs) today are reliable, powerful and flexible. Soft PLC adoption is expected to double between 2019 and 2025, posing an “innovator’s dilemma” for incumbent industrial automation vendors. Actions taken by incumbents will prevent significant disruption in the near-term, but the long-term threat … Continue reading Soft PLCs: The industrial innovator’s dilemma