Nearly every news publication has featured a headline about how “robots will steal your job” and that AI will increase unemployment in the last year. These dire warnings drive clicks, but fly in the face of evidence that unemployment remains low across the globe.
Companies have spent millions implementing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) systems to reduce inefficiencies and improve functional integration. But, in many cases these systems aren’t helping commercial teams hit their goals.
Labor productivity has stagnated in most manufacturing industries, but more worrisome total factor productivity hasn’t risen in more than 20 years in most manufacturing industries. But by contrast, digital industries are prospering with much faster productivity and job growth.
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) era has arrived and it promises new avenues of growth and profitability. A third of industrial manufacturers now offer IIoT-driven products and services, with nearly another 50% with products currently in development.
Each new surprising application of a connected device–a car communicating with a traffic light anyone?–serves as a reminder that given investment and a potential market, nearly anything could become part of the Internet of Things (IoT).
The manufacturing sector is now recovering from the impact of a severe recession and prolonged stagnation at a time when several fundamental growth drivers have changed. The rise of digitization introduces the possibility of new products, services, and business models.
In this presentation, MAPI Foundation Chief Economist Cliff Waldman will present an overview and an outlook of the global economic and global manufacturing picture. While modest hints of stability and incrementally improved performance have appeared In recent months, the burden of historically sl
Ask 10 CEOs what product management is and you’re likely to get 10 different answers. While there’s no one-size-fits-all approach toward the discipline, disagreement inside a company will make it impossible for product management to succeed.