In this panel discussion with McKinseyâ€™s Richard Kelly, three experts share their vision of how digitization may transform manufacturing.
is making our ability to connect factoriesâ€”and the knowledge thatâ€™s required to run factoriesâ€”a reality
We are creating a true digital thread now that is going to change the nature of how a manufacturer interacts with its customer and how a customer interacts with the manufacturer.
with this digital fabric, we can rethink how we manufacture and how we customize designs to individua
So it changes everything we do and how we interact with data.
, weâ€™re seeing a real need for innovation in how we design, make, deliver, and service products to meet the demand that the planetâ€™s going to have. As you see these two forces coming together, you get the sense of a very exciting road ahead.
Manufacturing generates more data than any other sector of the economy
. First is the link between designers and makers. Second is knowledge capture, knowledge management, and the digital worker.
Part of this is about the technology platform for virtual collaborations and providing digital links between designers and makers. And part of this is creating awareness and showing the business case for design/make link.
In a digital world, data is the asset. Uber has mastered how to get data about transportationâ€”who wants to go where, when, and how. N
Itâ€™s rethinking how value can be created in their industry and recognizing how data can be an asset to unlock additional value. Thatâ€™s the first thing.
l. I think history shows that when digital technologies hit an industry, thereâ€™s no incumbent that can do it on its own