Robots Know Things: Put Them to Work for You

As manufacturers put their backs into making Industry 4.0 a reality, a closer look at smart, collaborative robots makes sense. Able to engage based on a common understanding of the way things work these robots know things that will contribute to building the future of world-class operations.

Losing Sleep over Your Digital Manufacturing Strategy? You’re Not the First

Manufacturers are all a-twitter over digitization. Everyone knows that it’s coming, everyone knows they need to get a handle on it and more than a few are wondering if, when, why and how. The wholesale transformation can be daunting concept – until you realize that manufacturing isn’t the first industry to go digital. Manufacturers can look at what their colleagues in marketing experienced and be heartened by all the good that’s come with digitization.

Making the Digital Pivot: Physical & Cognitive Automation Make it Easier

While 90 percent of US manufacturers confirm that their organizations see value in terms of productivity and efficiency in the digitization of their operations, only one in four are looking beyond the incremental improvements to greater opportunities in generating new revenue streams. This short-sightedness limits the scope of transformative strategy and reinforces the industry’s profile of slow to move, rigid and no longer the engine of economic good we all want and need it to be.