Technology is a Life Preserver

Predictions 2022: Manufacturers Can’t Count on Technology to Save Their Business

The Covid pandemic drove many manufacturers to invest more in technology than in the past. This has been as an attempt to overcome the labor restrictions, supply chain challenges and safety challenges.  Looking forward to 2022 there are a number of ongoing challenges. These include critical supply chain shortages and labor unavailability. They are driving…

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Prediction 2021: Manufacturing Digital Transformation Balderdash

  Despite COVID-driven tech investment, many manufacturers will fail at digital transformation through 2022.  COVID has accelerated many manufacturer’s investments in technology such as robotics, automation, augmented reality/virtual reality ( AR/VR), artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML), and advanced analytics much more than predicted at the beginning of 2020.  Despite this rush to technology…

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OT

It’s Time to Demystify OT, What a CxO Needs to Know

In my first Analyst Syndicate post, I talked about the ongoing IT-OT civil war and why a CIO or other tech-related CxO needs to actively address the issue to get the most from Digital Transformation. The questions that blog raises has prompted this blog post about what the roots of the tribalism Prediction 2020 revealed…

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