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Connected Work: Bridging the Gap between Traditional and Digital in Heavy Industries


As the world continues to evolve, so does the way we work. The advent of digital technology has revolutionized various sectors, including heavy industries. However, the transition from traditional to digital is not always smooth. This is where FAT FINGER comes in. FAT FINGER is a digital workflow procedure builder that empowers front-line teams to do their work correctly every time. It allows you to create checklists, workflows, and digital procedures that unlock operational excellence.

The Need for Digital Transformation in Heavy Industries

Heavy industries such as manufacturing, construction, and mining have traditionally relied on manual processes. However, these processes are often time-consuming, prone to errors, and lack real-time data for decision-making. Digital transformation offers a solution to these challenges.

Challenges in Transitioning from Traditional to Digital

Despite the clear benefits, many heavy industries struggle with the transition from traditional to digital. Some of the common challenges include resistance to change, lack of digital skills, and concerns about data security.

How FAT FINGER Bridges the Gap

FAT FINGER bridges the gap between traditional and digital in heavy industries through its innovative features. These include:

  • Drag & Drop Workflow Builder: This feature allows you to easily create and customize workflows to suit your specific needs.
  • Mobile & Desktop Workflows: FAT FINGER workflows can be accessed on both mobile and desktop devices, ensuring you can work from anywhere.
  • Dashboards: The dashboards provide a visual representation of your data, making it easier to analyze and make informed decisions.
  • Integrations: FAT FINGER can be integrated with other systems, allowing for seamless data flow and improved efficiency.
  • Augmented Reality, Connect IoT Devices, Artificial Intelligence Coaching: These advanced features take your workflows to the next level, providing real-time insights and guidance.

Applications of FAT FINGER in Heavy Industries

FAT FINGER can be used in various safety, maintenance, and operations areas in heavy industries. Here are some of the solutions it offers:

  • Safety: Take 5 Safety, Near miss reporting, JSA / JHA, Risk Assessment, Incident reporting, Journey report
  • Operations: Material Inspection, Quality Control, Shift Handover, Facility inspection / Production rounds, Line Changeover, Field ticket
  • Maintenance: Work Order Checklist, Truck inspection checks, Mobile Asset Inspection, Shutdown / Turnaround form, Preventive maintenance inspection, Predictive Maintenance


Implementing FAT FINGER can streamline operations by reducing errors, improving efficiency, and making data-driven decisions. As a result, your company is likely to experience increased productivity and cost savings.


Transitioning from traditional to digital in heavy industries can be challenging. However, with the right tools like FAT FINGER, the transition can be smooth and beneficial. FAT FINGER empowers front-line teams, improves efficiency, and unlocks operational excellence. It’s time to embrace digital transformation in your heavy industry operations.

Ready to take the next step? Sign up for FAT FINGER or request a demo today to see how it can transform your operations.