Manufacturing

February 23, 2021

MANUFACTURING

2021 Manufacturing Trends Series – Part 1: Sustainability

I’m writing this blog (unlike other podcast corresponding blogs) on the heels of recording the sustainability episode. Which, given the abnormality of the timing, is due to a number of reasons, the main one being that it’s a subject that (you’ll soon hear) I’m incredibly passionate about.   Disclaimers  A few disclaimers before we begin though:  While we have done a lot of research for this […]

February 15, 2021

MANUFACTURING

Manufacturing in 2021 – the IDC perspective

There is no way to talk about the last year within the manufacturing industry without bringing up the impact of COVID-19. Manufacturing was unprepared to deal with disruption, which has caused many across the industry to rethink their approach to the business, and how to be better prepared.

January 14, 2021

MANUFACTURING

The Kickoff: 2021 Manufacturing Trends Podcast Series

The impact of 2020 2020 was a year we all were more than happy to finally put behind us. Between COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdowns, manufacturing was one of the hardest hit industries, with over $1 trillion lost (Source: IDC’s Worldwide ICT Spending Guide: Industry and Company Size, 2020). Worker safety, product mix and supply […]

December 15, 2020

MANUFACTURING

Live from home: Cisco at Rockwell Automation Fair 2020

Things look a bit different this year… As this year (finally) comes to a close, it’s hard to not look back and think of what could have been. Whether it’s family gatherings, travel plans, career moves, or even just going to your favorite bar, 2020 feels like a bit of a lost year. Personally, something […]

November 5, 2020

MANUFACTURING

Cisco’s Manufacturing Leaders Podcast is BACK!

A lot has changed… Our last Manufacturing Leaders podcast was released in March.  Who could have known how different the world would be not long after it was posted? Like many of you in the industry, Cisco has faced plenty of challenges with the roller coaster this crisis has put us on. Yes, we are […]

October 26, 2020

MANUFACTURING

Preview: 2020 Manufacturing Virtual Summit November 9-10

A lot has changed over the past several months. For the manufacturing industry, the changes have been sudden and drastic, with many manufacturers forced to shut down operations, while others had to find ways to continue their essential work. A lot still remains uncertain, and as we look forward to 2021, the question on everyone’s […]