Insights from a smart factory study.
There’s a recent Deloitte/MAPI Smart Factory Study that looks into productivity, manufacturers’ views and usecases.
The study provides advice how to get started.
The report says it’s important to define the business case, be open to new approaches and engage leadership. Launch finite proofs of concept (POC) with short term horizons. Use success of such initiatives to seek incremental investment.
Trailblazers are reaping the greatest benefits:
The report also has many in-depth insights into the importance of people, how to manage change, boardroom roles and obstacles.