IQReport January 17, 2020 - Manufacturing and ERP News From IQMS
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IQReport January 2020

Unlocking Data Value in Manufacturing

Nearly three-quarters of manufacturing managers worldwide consider data sharing to improve their operations. In a recent study, the World Economic Forum, in collaboration with Boston Consulting Group (BCG), entitled Share to Gain: Unlocking Data Value in Manufacturing, examined the opportunities associated with data sharing in manufacturing and the enablers for building successful data-sharing ecosystems.

The potential value of data sharing by focusing on manufacturing process optimization alone is estimated to be more than $100 billion. However, while data is everywhere in a manufacturing environment, it is meaningless without a utilization strategy.

How can you create a data-sharing strategy that will drive greater value and foster faster innovation for your manufacturing company? Read the recent IndustryWeek article, Unlocking the Data Value in Manufacturing, to learn more about the four essential enablers for data-sharing collaborations identified in the study.

Five Emerging Trends As Millennials Run Manufacturing's Next Act

Millennials are projected to overtake baby boomers as America’s largest generation after they became the largest generation in the U.S. workforce in 2016.

At a time when a significant percentage of the industrial world’s current workforce is at or nearing retirement, millennials — the oldest of which will turn 38 this year — are starting to transition at a rapid rate into management positions.

Just as baby boomers affected change in the workplace as they began to fill management and executive roles, so, too, will millennials have an impact on the technology systems and solutions deployed in factories and on shop floors everywhere.

Read the recent Forbes article, Five Emerging Trends As Millennials Run Manufacturing's Next Act, to learn what the manufacturing industry can anticipate as millennials take charge.


Top 10 Manufacturing Trends for 2020

2020 manufacturing trends are driven by manufacturers’ strong confidence in their ability to deliver high-quality products that earn repeat orders while delivering excellent customer experiences.

Going into 2020, manufacturers are placing a higher level of intensity and focus on improving inventory turns, cycle times, and shop floor efficiency to meet growing demand. Read more about the Top 10 Manufacturing Trends for 2020.

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