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A model for the formulation of an automation strategy

Publication Type:

Conference/Workshop Paper


4th World Conference P&OM/19th EUROMA Conference


Automation technology can, if used correctly, increase an organization’s competitiveness. An automation strategy can provide support in finding the right type and level of automation as well as provide structure and routines for how to implement and work with automation. This paper addresses how an automation strategy can be developed, what it should include and how it can be used. A model for an automation strategy is suggested based on, and exemplified with, the findings from a case study. The importance of aligning the automation strategy with the overall business mission and vision as well as other strategies is stressed.


author = {Anna Granlund and Niklas Friedler},
title = {A model for the formulation of an automation strategy},
month = {July},
year = {2012},
booktitle = {4th World Conference P{\&}OM/19th EUROMA Conference },
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