Smart Manufacturing for Executives
C-suite executives tend to delegate manufacturing strategy to the manufacturing experts and IT strategy to the technology experts. Historically, that was a good strategy. Now, with the emergence of new technologies that collectively comprise what's known as smart manufacturing or " Industrie 4.0," it's time for C-suite executives to reconsider their hands-off approach.
Are organizations tackling Smart Manufacturing as an extension of Lean and Six Sigma continuous improvements or are they establishing a strategic business transformation initiative? A survey conducted by IndustryWeek and MESA International uncovered that many manufacturers are getting started on the journey to Smart Manufacturing but they are taking different paths to get there. Our four panelists are no exception. What are the views of their organizations? Discussion topics include: Drivers to jump on the Smart Manufacturing transformation, tips on driving the transformation required, and pitfalls to avoid along the journey.
Smart Manufacturing is really about running -- and growing -- the business. These Technologies are vital to achieving the strategic objectives of the business, including improving customer service, achieving operational efficiencies, innovating for the future, reducing risk, meeting standards and regulations, and improving company management.
Take this course and get the tools you need to prove ROI for your Smart Manufacturing project. Great for finance departments and sales professionals as well as executives and project managers.