For most CEOs, “climate change” has been one of those far-off risk factors that must show up in a company’s shareholder documents for the Securities and Exchange Commission, a vague and pro forma threat like “geopolitical risks” and “acts of God” that read more like fine print than actionable possibilities.
While manufacturers' strategies largely concentrate on things like R&D, automation, and production efficiencies, it is becoming increasingly important to engage customers with robust digital experiences.
Manufacturing is enjoying a comeback, but mid-market and smaller companies need to raise their game if they want to succeed in today’s global marketplace.
We all know how much robots are threatening jobs in the manufacturing sector. And reports are increasingly showing that the services industry isn't immune either, as robots flip burgers and even dole out medical advice. Surely the CEO's job is safe though, right?
The fifth annual Manufacturing Day (October 7, 2016) will bring together thousands of manufacturers, students, schools and business leaders to showcase the advanced technologies and job opportunities in modern manufacturing.
Manufacturers face many challenges today as they try to prepare their business for the future. To help all manufacturers make that transformation easier, the Manufacturing Leadership Council recently announced its Critical Issues roadmap to Manufacturing 4.0.
Digital photography could someday help manufacturers more efficiently produce parts and ensure better quality control.
With an estimated 2 million manufacturing jobs to go unfilled by the year 2025, manufacturers will need to work harder than ever to recruit talent. As the largest generation, millennials offer the best hope to close the talent gap.
As manufacturers work to fill the talent gap, strong partnerships with schools are proving to be an effective way to meet the workforce needs.
Industry CEOs need to rethink how they set prices—or face price controls that could wreak havoc with innovation.