|Overview: Lights Out|
|Definition||A business process that is fully automated to the extent that a facility requires no human labor for an entire shift or longer.|
|Related Concepts||Machine AutomationRoboticsSelf Service|
What is Lights Out?
John Spacey, updated on January 19, 2017
Lights out is a business activity that's fully automated to the point that a facility can be run without any lights on for a period of time. The term comes from the manufacturing industry. In many cases, manufacturing processes can run lights out for entire shifts with human labor required for a small subset of tasks such as maintenance.
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