Dbriefs Webcast

Smart factories: Trends in adoption, maturity, and value realization

Industrial Products & Construction

September 24 | 2 p.m. ET

Host: Paul Wellener, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
1 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge

Manufacturers are digitizing and connecting factories to realize the benefits of the fourth industrial revolution. What opportunities and challenges are they encountering as they shift toward smart factories, and how are human and cyber roles changing? We'll discuss:

  • The maturity roadmap for smart factories and where manufacturers are today.
  • Common digital capabilities of smart factories and how manufacturers are measuring their value.
  • How digitization and automation are changing manufacturing jobs and preparations manufacturers can make for future workforce needs.
  • Challenges that could affect stakeholders' success.

Participants will learn results of a recent Deloitte and MAPI survey and key decisions manufacturers are making as they build smart factories.

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Paul Wellener

Paul Wellener

US Industrial Products & Construction Leader

Paul is a vice chairman, Deloitte LLP, and the leader of the US Industrial Products & Construction practice with Deloitte Consulting LLP. He has more than three decades of experience in the industrial... More