Component manager

The organizer of self-management and of access to the resources of the I4.0 component, for example, I4.0 component, item, technical functionality, virtual representation

Note: In many documents, component manager is referred to as resource manager, but the term component manager should be used in future.

Source: Industrie 4.0 – Begriffe/Terms, VDI Statusreport Industrie 4.0 (April 2017)