17 February, 2015
Big Data Analytics, Mobile Technologies And Robotics Defining The Future Of Digital Factories
47% of manufacturers expect big data analytics to have a major impact on company performance making it core to the future of digital factories.
36% expect mobile technologies and applications to improve their company’s financial performance today and in the future.
49% expect advanced analytics to reduce operational costs and utilize assets efficiently.
These and additional take-aways are from the well-researched and written report from SCM World, The Digital Factory: Game-Changing Technologies That Will Transform Manufacturing Industry (Client access) by Pierfrancesco Manenti, November, 2014. SCM World and MESA International recently collaborated on a joint survey to define the landscape of manufacturing technology tools, defining an investment priority timeline.