The best tools and practices for better data visibility & monitoring are highly dependent upon the environment upon which you are working. Looking at the 'real-time' world of manufacturing operations, the needs within this area are to provide context (meaning) to the data so that workers or management can make decisions based upon the results or outcome.
Perhaps it's not that these outdated IT systems are killing your business, as much as they are hampering your ability to take advantage of new technologies, new ways of doing business, and new methods of collaboration between your employees.
Webalo today announced their inclusion in Gartner's November 2018 Research Note, Hype Cycle for Frontline Worker Technologies, 2018. As Gartner states, "frontline workers' daily activities and workflows tend to be time-and task-centric, requiring different solutions than for knowledge workers...Gartner predicts that up to 70% of mobile and endpoint investments will be aimed at enabling frontline workers over the next five years."