Automation Today and Tomorrow


| 12 August, 2021
Interview with Ralf-Michael Franke
If you look at the innovation cycles of the
last few decades, it is clear that we are dealing with
relatively long cycles, which are admittedly becoming
somewhat shorter

The world of automation is moving fast.  Buzzwords, such as Industry 4.0, digitalization, cloud, and wireless, are well-established. The editors spoke with RalfMichael Franke, former CEO of Siemens’ Industrial Automation Systems and Factory Automation divisions and a member of the board of directors of CoreTigo, a global provider of high-availability wireless communications solutions for industry, about the trends and changes in the automation world.

Read the full interview in German (Pages 58-62) and in English.