Ungated Post | 17 Aug 2016

Machine Dreams: Making the most of the Connected Industrial Workforce

The digital revolution is transforming manufacturing. By bringing machines and artificial intelligence into the workforce, it is enabling an increasingly adaptable, change-ready, and responsive working environment: a Connected Industrial Workforce in which men and machines, working together, reinvent the production and service processes by which manufacturing outcomes are achieved.

 We interviewed 512 respondents across all major industrial countries in North America, Western Europe and Asia. Our sample included factory directors, engineering and R&D heads, operations and HR managers, as well as C-suite executives. More than half were from the industrial equipment industry, with the rest split between automotive and construction equipment. All respondents were involved in setting their company’s strategy for the Connected Industrial Workforce. The interviews were conducted in December 2015.

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