We have all heard talk about the digitalisation of manufacturing and it should be clear to everyone by now that it is more than just a passing fad – it is undoubtedly the future of production in a significant and meaningful way.
Manufacturers’ attitudes and understanding of modern digital technologies and their capabilities have matured greatly over the past 24 months. Will that continue during the year ahead, or have we reached saturation point?
Almost every business, regardless of size, sector or geography, is being urged to create internal digital capabilities. But how is this need being manifested, and what role will ‘operational technologists’ play?