Do you find yourself getting caught-up in the word digital transformation without necessarily thinking about what it actually means? You hear it used everywhere and even sprinkle it into your own conversations, but is the knowledge really there? This idea focuses on the notion that manufacturers should not only work towards attaining digital transformation but fully understanding what it truly means to achieve it as well. Digital Transformation doesn’t happen by just implementing a new system. And it is more than just generating tons of data and having dashboards. For manufacturers to truly be transformed, you have to have the right environment – the right culture.
I often like to reference this quote from R “Ray” Wang, the founder and chairman of Silicon Valley-based Constellation Research, and an expert on manufacturing digital disruption. What he’s saying is: transform now or fall behind and I honestly feel that rings so true in this rapidly evolving digital age.Read More