D I A L O G U E
The World Economic Forum’s Lighthouse Network is pointing the way to enterprise-wide transformation, business model change, and economic growth, believes the WEF’s Head of Advanced Manufacturing, Francisco Betti.
By Paul Tate

S U R V E Y
COVID has instigated a host of strategic and tactical changes in manufacturing which will be permanent features of the industrial landscape for years to come, rewriting leadership’s playbook and redefining the rules of competition.
By David R. Brousell

NEXT GEN LEADERSHIP

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TACKLING THE TALENT SHORTAGE PROBLEM
I’ve been working in the manufacturing industry for 23 years. All during this time…
By David R. Brousell

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NEXT GEN LEADERSHIP
Will the collaborative organizational model finally take hold?
David R. Brousell

WORK REIMAGINED: 5 WAYS TO BUILD A FUTURE WORKFORCE
Manufacturers willing to change how they approach workforce development have an opportunity to stand apart from the competition.
By Paul Feeko and Roselyn Feinsod

THE EMPOWERED WORKFORCE, ACCELERATED
Improved experiences are key to employee retention and engagement, but manufacturers must prioritize d ploying new digital tools.
By Yury Yohana Gomez, Craig Bauhaus, and David Breaugh

COMPETING FOR TALENT IN A TECH-CENTRIC WORLD
Companies need to go all-in on embracing digital tools, understanding demographic shifts in the workforce, and developing intentional succession planning.
By Jason Alexander, Marni Rozen, and Ron Beck

BUILDING M4.0 READY SKILLS
To realize the full value of M4.0, companies must elevate their approaches for managing and deploying skills aligned with new technology.
By Rick Chopp, Jeff Pehler, Alma Rashid, and Kris Slozak

MAKING DATA A TEAM PLAYER
Relying on outside expertise can be a starting point, but lasting results happen when manufacturers develop their own digital bench strength.
By Pritam Bhavnani and Lonnie Miller

FUELING THE EVOLUTION OF POST-COVID MANUFACTURING WORKPLACES
With the world slowly recovering from the pandemic, digital technologies can help manufacturers prioritize employee health and safety in the ‘new’ workplace.
By Gopi Padiyath

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Learning from Disruption

The disruptive impact of the pandemic has highlighted the importance of more flexible, demand-driven approaches that can adapt to sudden change, believes Goodyear VP of Global Operations Bruce Beach.

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COVID-19: A Catalyst for M4.0 Culture

The pandemic has spurred a paradigm shift in cultural transformation as manufacturing companies have leveraged M4.0 to accelerate digital adoption, collaboration, innovation, and integration across their enterprises, reveals the Manufacturing Leadership Council’s latest M4.0 Cultures survey.

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