Rise in IoT Usage: The survey also uncovered other findings, revealing how far the integration of the IoT has come and where it might be headed. It concluded 32% of companies plan to deploy IoT, compared to 26% that say they have no IoT deployment plans. The other 42% are still exploring the issue and are unsure at this time.
Are Changing Business Models the Key to Manufacturing’s Future? The good news is that many manufacturers are realizing that the adoption of new manufacturing technologies could have a significant impact on their ability to deliver new products and improve processes, productivity and efficiency. Almost half also say they are now adopting new manufacturing and supply chain technologies to help drive innovation.
7 Lean Manufacturing Principles That Improve Training: Lean manufacturers never sit on their laurels and say “good enough.” They are constantly analyzing, evaluating and seeking employee insight to reduce waste, make their processes more efficient and provide more value.
New Book for Lean Manufacturing Helps Leaders Create Effective Change:
'"Once a business moves from small to midsize or large, progress will begin to move backward if it has not identified a specific individual on the team dedicated to facilitate improvement,” said Putorti.'