Digital manufacturing for the new normal: Resilient, relevant, pragmatic, connected

Posted on 23 Jun 2021 by The Manufacturer

After a year of global disruption, manufacturers are emerging from the holding pattern and taking stock of current issues, projections for the “new normal,” and opportunities to capture.

Nearly every industry in every market has been impacted by the year-long disruption. Manufacturers have faced interrupted supply chains, gaps in the distribution channel, and abrupt changes in consumer buying habits. Some enterprises have accelerated their digital journeys and fast-tracked cloud adoption. Others put major initiatives on hold and are now playing catch-up.

Where are you in the journey? Whether you pivoted to new products or banked on the power of resilience, your enterprise has weathered unusual challenges. Now, are you ready to match the pace of fast-track competition and seize emerging opportunities? This on-demand video will offer insights that will help sort out your options and inform sound decisions for your future.


Keynote – The state of manufacturing today: Agility and acceleration on the move

Moderator Paul Tate, Co-founding Executive Editor & Senior Content Director, Manufacturing Leadership Council/NAM; Chad Moutray, Chief Economist, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM); Mark Cotteleer Managing Director, Deloitte; and Andrew Kinder, SVP International Strategy, Infor will share insights about the current industry, the importance of innovation, new business models, and best practices for accelerating digital transformation.

Session 1 – Infor and Georgia-Pacific model digital transformation

Robby Cullens, VP of Information Technology, Georgia-Pacific will talk with James Toomey, SVP of Innovation, Infor, about Georgia-Pacific’s evolving approach to modernization, including adopting a software strategy that will future-proof its business. Learn how Georgia-Pacific focuses on the desired outcome from the start, avoids business disruption during go-lives, and designs for innovation that will be game-changing both today and tomorrow.

Session 2 – Integration, implementation, and data insights

Andrew Kinder, SVP International Strategy, Infor, will moderate a discussion with experts from two of the most respected names in technology. Morris Singer, Leader, Solutions Architecture, AWS, and Mark Cotteleer, Managing Director, Deloitte join Andrew to discuss the latest research and best practices for modern technologies, from internet of things and machine learning to asset performance, connected supply chains, software as a service (SaaS), and Smart Factory use cases.

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