Otto convinces his boss to give him money to implement a manufacturing information management system.
Otto's new CEO asks him to bring more technology into the company. Where does that leave Mr. Barnes?
Otto explains to Mr. Barnes why he has a better chance of being elected President in 2016.
The winning caption was submitted by Rob D. in Ontario, Canada.
"Otto! You cannot robohandle everyone that disagrees with you! Put that man down!"
Otto tells Mr. Barnes that the company needs to hire more young engineers to update the automation systems.
Otto asks his engineering team to brainstorm about how the Internet of Things (IoT) will affect manufacturing automation.
The winning caption was submitted by Kate M. in Washington.
"Otto CONVEYS the SWEET benefits of automation."
Otto talks to his veteran maintenance technician about new methods of determining what equipment needs to be repaired.
Mr. Barnes informs the engineering department that the company just purchased cyber breach insurance.
Otto informs his technicians that the company is moving their maintenance management program to the cloud.
Otto's older colleague reflects on the good ole days of simpler automation systems.
The winning caption was submitted by Mike B. in Pennsylvania.
"Do you like my new robot? I call it 'automowtion.'"
Otto and his colleague discuss the possible standards wars brought on by Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
Otto debates with economist and psychologist about whether technology is stealing jobs from workers.
The winning caption was submitted by Peter F. in Pennsylvania.
"So now, who was it that you were saying was wet behind the ears?!"
Otto gives his colleague a hard time about partying too much on St. Patrick's Day.
Mr. Barnes presents Otto with a gift that he believes will help alleviate his work load.
Otto walks in on Mr. Barnes who has a hired a psychic reader to predict the future.
Otto asks his manager for a historian to help analyze plant data.
The winning caption was submitted by Terence M. in Pennsylvania.
"How else did you expect me to keep all of our projects on time and under budget?"