· It represents an investment of time and money to train the device (and replace human effort).
· The robot is monitoring events in which it participates and creating a log that may be required during an audit.
· The robot is tracking the number of truck bodies it moves, which is a useful double-check on production figures.
· If the configuration or log data in the robot suddenly disappears, the company will have to reconfigure and retrain it. Much of the business value of the device will also disappear.