Global manufacturing has seen more disruption and transformation in the last two years than in the last two decades, fueling a productivity gap between U.S. manufacturers that have invested in digital transformation and UK manufacturers that have not.
By defining a manufacturing data architecture – ideally as part of your operations management platform – you can capture the greatest value from the ever-increasing amount of data that is coming from your manufacturing systems.
Here are five ways that embracing the Cloud is driving business value by changing how complex discrete manufacturers operate their business – and how it can help you drive new efficiency, performance, and customer value in the years ahead.
With its low risk, high potential return, and utilization of predominantly existing assets, data should be recognized as a manufacturer’s most valuable asset and therefore be part of every manufacturer’s financial plan.
We are now entering a new age of awareness in this field whereby manufacturers are now expected to help provide the necessary leadership to make a change and plot a new path towards what could become a “golden age” of environmentalism in manufacturing.