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The Manufacturing Leadership Council’s latest survey on Manufacturing 4.0-related technologies reveals that companies are expecting big things from IIoT, analytics, 3D printing and other new technologies. But few are approaching their adoption strategically.
Facing an urgent need to satisfy escalating customer expectations, manufacturers are pushing to elevate both the speed and the collaborative nature of innovation.
The Manufacturing Leadership Council’s new survey on Next-Generation Leadership reveals that companies are making progress in getting ready for the digital era, though many knowledge and expertise gaps exist.
Manufacturers are making significant progress replacing a legacy hierarchical organization and decision-making model with one that is based on collaboration. Technology is helping, but cultural resistance still poses barriers.
The ML Council’s latest Factories of the Future survey suggests that manufacturers are at the end of the first phase of their journey to Manufacturing 4.0, and are now taking concrete steps to deal with challenges and create lasting competitive advantage.