Digital Trends Signal Manufacturing Renaissance Ahead
Western economies have faced an onslaught of negative developments in their domestic manufacturing bases over the past 40 years. With the rise of Industry 4.0, the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies, manufacturers now have new opportunities to undergo digital transformation. Constellation finds that digital transformation in manufacturing will not only jump start growth, but will also create the environment for a manufacturing renaissance. Through in-depth study of successful digital transformation projects, Constellation identified nine entry points for manufacturers to begin their digital transformation journeys. Research also revealed six organizational features present in all successful digital transformations.
This report explains the nine entry points for digital transformation in manufacturing and highlights the six features of organizations that succeed in digital transformation. It concludes with five recommendations to ensure digital transformation success in manufacturing.