Innovation is transforming manufacturing. Rapid technology changes mean manufacturers must be more flexible, agile and adept at addressing global issues and adopting new technology.
Robotics, 3-D printing, industrial Internets, data vaults, real-time collaboration, contextual decision making, remote connectivity, cloud deployments, smart tablets, GPS tracking and ultra-intuitive user-interfaces are just a few of the ways forward-thinking manufacturers are staying ahead of fierce competition.
This new industrial revolution brings complex pressures that require creative problem solving. And next-generation ERP technology makes answering that challenge possible.
Mark Humphlett is the director of Industry Marketing responsible for Infor's manufacturing industry strategy.