The smart factory: Connected manufacturing
Responsive, adaptive, connected manufacturing
The smart factory represents a leap forward from more traditional automation to a fully connected and flexible system—one that can use a constant stream of data from connected operations and production systems to learn and adapt to new demands.
Future of Operations
Point de vue
The future of work and the impact of technology
Tim Hanley, Global Consumer & Industrial Products Leader
In an increasingly connected world, one only has to think of how platforms such as Facebook, Netflix, or Uber have transformed how we interact with and perceive different industries. As AI systems, robotics, and cognitive tools grow in sophistication, almost every job is being reinvented.
2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index
The results of the 2016 study show the ongoing influence manufacturing has on driving global economies. From its influence on infrastructure development, job creation, and contribution to gross domestic product (GDP), a strong manufacturing sector creates a clear path toward economic prosperity.