The industrial sector has always worked to reduce energy costs in production processes. At times when the price of energy is very high, this is even more important and can often lead to factory shutdowns while waiting for prices to fall.
What are the implications of technological developments for workers and what should the relationship between the two sides be like? Focus on the human factor in the current and future industrial sector.
Industry 4.0 is presented as the promised land of the 21st century in which the vast information available and the interconnection between a multitude of elements allow more effective and efficient operation. But this great data collection machine must serve some purpose.