Manufacturing Data Summit USA is set in a hyperconnected world where the drive of the 4th industrial revolution continues to accelerate forward. Disruption comes from new value creation made possible by massive volumes of data from connected products, and the increased ability to make automated decisions and take actions in real-time.
With the Industrial Internet, manufacturers are taking advantage of key business opportunities in the areas of operational efficiency, the emergence of an outcome economy, new connected ecosystems, and collaboration between humans and machines. But to realize the full potential of the Industrial Internet, businesses and governments need to overcome a number of important hurdles. security and data privacy, the lack of interoperability among existing systems, uncertain return on investments on new technologies, connectivity outages, the lack of data governance rules across geographic boundaries, and a shortage of digital talent.
Overcoming these challenges requires leadership, investment, and collaborative actions among key stakeholders. As a result, this year’s Manufacturing Data Summit will bring together 100+ digital transformation leaders, for 2-days of in-depth knowledge exchange, strategy planning, and insight building on October 5th – 6th.