Visibility & Resiliency: Letting Your Factory Work For You
Manufacturing visibility and resiliency offer great promise for manufacturers to optimize business operations and, at the same time, improve customer satisfaction. The golden key to pervasive manufacturing visibility and resiliency lies in the scalable infrastructure that delivers factory data in real time. This "restructuring" of your infrastructure allows your factory to be prepared for anything that can be thrown its way.
Want A Thriving Workforce? Consider Hybrid Work
Unless we are talking about highly automated plants, manufacturing workers will always be on-site and unable to work from remote locations. It makes sense to provide this workforce with the same digital mobility and collaboration tools that office workers have — or risk losing a greater mindshare of next generation of workers.
5G: Enabling Change For Manufacturers
In today’s world of manufacturing, there is a new convergence happening. A greater number of available technologies are meeting the dynamics of changing workforces, fragile supply chains, and the ever-present market demand for better and cheaper products and services.
The time to transform manufacturing was yesterday, and sustainability has a NEW meaning.
Because of massive turnover in workforces, a renewed focus on employee safety, and negative impacts on customer loyalty and satisfaction, manufacturers have built new business models to service their customers. They’ve deployed new hybrid workplace models and renewed their focus on the Circular Economy. Because of this, sustainability’s new meaning in the Manufacturing industry is […]
The Kickoff: 2021 Manufacturing Trends Podcast Series
During our series of 2021 Trends in Manufacturing, we will explore what's needed to achieve “Extreme Agility,” as well as the technologies that Cisco and others provide that deliver the business needs essential for the “new normal.”