‘Dynamic schema’, what’s in it for manufacturers? This session will give you a brief overview about the process industries’ IT landscape and how the sector dealt with Big Data long before the term was even invented. We shed a quick light on the evolution of data interface standards such as OPC UA. Taking a quick look into the motivation (and ongoing struggle) for seamless real-time system integration between Control and ERP, this talk will conclude with hard facts on why MongoDB qualifies so well in the industrial solution context. Deprecating the closed-shop data silo, inmation will share first-hand experience from MongoDB-centric system development.