What is manufacturing? IndustryWeek Executive Editor Steve Minter discusses some of the new attempts to categorize manufacturing activities, the blurring of manufacturing and services, and the impact on industry business models.
Disruptive technologies are driving better integrated control and information architectures designed to liberate longstanding silos of information, as well as incorporate and build upon new, disruptive technologies as they arise. Sujeet Chand of Rockwell Automation discusses this further.
Some keys for cities to build themselves up as advanced industry leaders, according to the Brookings Institution, are “improved innovation and training initiatives, stronger labor standards, and a rewoven social safety net.” Which cities need all that right now?