Digital transformation in the future of manufacturing

How will smart factory initiatives accelerate the digital journey for manufacturers?

2019 Deloitte and MAPI Smart Factory Study

Manufacturing goes digital: Smart factories have the potential to spark labor productivity

Smart factories will be a game changer for the manufacturing industry. They could potentially ignite stalled labor productivity and unlock the key to productivity. But, how are manufacturers pursuing smart factory initiatives to drive business impact? To understand this in detail, Deloitte and the Manufacturer’s Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) jointly launched a study in April 2019.

This report, developed from the findings of the research, offers a deeper dive into some of the best practices for adopting smart factory initiatives and 10 common approaches to smart factory adoption that can be part of manufacturers’ “playbook” for getting started. It also identifies the top use cases of smart factory technology, common adoption patterns, and how manufacturers measure value from smart factory initiatives―and are already seeing benefits.

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