IT / OT Convergence
Most everyone is familiar with IT however it is sometimes difficult to know where an IT departments responsibility ends and begins.
As operational technology advances, the data is moving to IP and Ethernet that IT is responsible for. Additionally, OT is becoming increasingly susceptible to cyber security issues.
This is a newer term and includes the equipment, computers, sensors, and networks that exist to operate the physical facility.
The IT group and OT group frequently have different objectives and terminology making collaboration and organization a challenging prospect.