It has always been “the customer is king”, but in today’s connected, customer-centric world, this phrase is more important than ever. Customer experiences are influencing buying decisions at increasing rates, making net promoter scores (NPS) more critical to differentiating yourself in highly-competitive markets.
Think of smart manufacturing as a journey. For any journey, you need a road map. Read on to learn what you need to know about launching a smart factory initiative.
While automation certainly isn’t a brand new idea in the world of manufacturing, it is currently gaining unimaginable levels of momentum thanks to the emergence of Industry 4.0 and technologies such as AI and Machine Learning.
Manufacturers spent 2018 deliberately advancing along the digital maturity curve. As emerging trends and business models move to industry 4.0, there have been pockets of digital activity across finance and operational areas, out on the factory/shop floor and in the field.
Transitioning to smart manufacturing methods is a journey. With any journey, you need a road map. Read on to learn what steps you need to take to prepare your factory for smart manufacturing.
Setting up supply chains correctly, having to deal with huge upfront expenses, doing continuous research and staying agile in unstable markets – these are all serious challenges manufacturing companies have to face each day.
There are a number of advantages to adopting smart manufacturing, including increased efficiency, higher levels of customer satisfaction, and gaining a competitive advantage – read on to learn more.
In this article, we’ll try to cover the main steps needed to conceptualize and execute a Digital Twin implementation within a manufacturing framework.
What comes to mind when you think about transparency? In the most literal sense, it means to be able to see right through something. When it comes to software, transparency refers to the ability to see everything that’s going on within the enterprise.
Whether you are running a large-scale manufacturing business or just starting out, one of the key performance indicators to look out for is going to be manufacturing efficiency.