Manufacturing is at a turning point. The industry is poised to become increasingly automated, with intelligent analytics at its core. Hyper-personalization will drive production lines, and cognitive computing will hasten innovation. In addition, collaborative ecosystems will empower manufacturers to be far more responsive to customers, offering innovative services and sustainable products in a circular economy.
At the same time, with Industry 5.0 imminent, customers, investors, governments and regulators want manufacturers to go beyond using technology solely for profit to using its power to become responsible leaders of the future. This shift requires embracing a circular economy that redefines growth, leading with sustainability objectives and ensuring humans and technology work together to support a digital, green future that offers:
- Significantly higher worker value, innovation and satisfaction
- Hyper-personalization and highly customizable offerings
- Sustainable manufacturing practices
- Collaborative ecosystems
- Agile, responsive and resilient production
We believe achieving this transformation requires the right combination of leadership, culture, mindset and technology.
Unified Manufacturing is our vision for the future of the industry. It aims to unify manufacturers within their plants, across their value chain and their wider ecosystem to become more adaptive and responsive to stakeholder demands. Through deep digital connection, integration of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT), and the application of proven business methodologies, Unified Manufacturing helps manufacturers realize their strategic vision and achieve an insights-led digital continuum.