Oct 08, 2020

Digital Transformation and Industry 4.0 Key to Manufacturing and Supply Chain Fortunes in a Post-COVID World

ABI Research’s Digital Transformation Summit will provide 3 days of actionable intelligence to guide technology providers, partners, and end users to success

By PR Newswire

OYSTER BAY, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The transformative potential of Industry 4.0 and the digital supply chain is immense and crucial for manufacturing and the supply chain to become once again fluid, productive, and profitable in a post-COVID-19 world. Now more than ever, strategies need to be reshaped, plans need to be adjusted, and questions need answers. To help facilitate this critically important flow of information, global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research, is pleased to announce its three-day online Manufacturing & Supply Chain Digital Transformation Summit from October 20-22.

“The uncertainty and climate of change resulting from COVID-19 have led to much demand for clear advice on the direction of market development. The myriad of challenges and risks caused by the global pandemic is accelerating the need to modernize working practices, embrace technology, and digitize. To enable companies to mitigate risk, avoid the cost of inaction, and take advantage of the opportunities afforded by this acceleration of digital transformation, ABI Research is bringing our analysts together with prominent industry experts to share their insights in a series of immersive webinars and collaborative panel discussions. The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Summit will provide actionable intelligence related to the technologies, trends, companies, and change agents technology providers, partners, and end users need to know to succeed,” says Stuart Carlaw, Chief Research Officer at ABI Research.

Siemens’ Zvi Feuer, Aaron Frankel, and Jan Leuridan, Telit’s Ricardo Buranello, Microsoft’s Darren Coil, Intel’s Christine Boles, PTC’s Marc Lobo, and Desktop Metal’s Ric Fulop are just a few of the many panel experts joining ABI Research Analysts. A full list of our panel members can be found here.

Immersive Webinars: Our team of analysts will offer detailed investigates the future of manufacturing and the supply chain. Immersive webinar topics include: Industry 4.0 & Digital Supply Chain State of the Union, Data, Analytics, and AI at the Edge Enabling Decision Making, 5G, Wi-Fi, and RTLS for Manufacturing and Industry 4.0, The Post-COVID-19 Supply Chain, IoT in Manufacturing, From First to Last Mile: The Automation of Material Handling in a Post-COVID World, and Manufacturing in Asia: State of Play for the World’s Manufacturing Base. Each webinar will conclude with a live question and answer session.

Collaborative Panel Discussions: Our analysts and esteemed guests from throughout the manufacturing and supply chain ecosystem will provide exclusive, expert insight on a range of topics, including Making Cars in 2030, Future Manufacturing Processes – Reductive, Additive & Generative, Industrial Software Applications From Simulation to ALM, PLM & SLM, China Plus 1: Post-COVID-19 Supply Chain & Logistics in APAC, and Electronic Manufacturing in Asia: Precision and Pace.

For more information, and to register for ABI Research’s online Manufacturing & Supply Chain Digital Transformation Summit, go to https://summit.abiresearch.com/summit/manufacturing/. The detailed agenda can be found here. Members of the press are welcome to register and attend any or all sessions.

Image via PR Newswire

Other Supply Chain News

3 Questions from Your Future Supply Chain Talent

Hunting for the critical supply chain talent? As you prepare to onboard new supply chain talent, are you ready to answer the questions they will have?

This article outlines the top three questions that students have around the supply chain. Read on, so you can prepare and answer your incoming talent.

Making data-driven decisions to improve supply-chain performance

Have you reviewed to confirm how your current supply chain performance is driving financial outcomes?

This article makes a case for the development of coherent strategies and making data-driven decisions to improve supply-chain performance. A tailored transformation program targets the most beneficial actions.

Supply Chain News: 5 Key Capabilities for Digitizing Business

Enterprise digital transformation catapulted to the top priority for business executives for 2021, according to a recent key issues study by The Hackett Group.

This article outlines five essential digital business capabilities that accelerated companies’ digital programs in response to the 2020 crisis.

Leave a Reply