“The Internet of Things” (IoT) is one of the most significant market transitions that manufacturing companies have faced in recent memory. According to the Internet of Everything Value Index, more than $14 trillion dollars of economic impact will come to the global economy over the next 10 years. Within this timeframe there is a $3.9 trillion opportunity for manufacturers around the globe.
In order to be competitive, manufacturers need to unlock information from the plant real-time. The days of relying on historical data are gone. Real-time management of people, process and things has arrived. Ignore this market transition and you are destined to lose to those who provide real-time insights and efficiencies provided by a connected factory environment.
Please join us for this first in a series of webcasts hosted by Manufacturing.net and sponsored by Cisco Systems as senior executives from Cisco, Rockwell Automation and Steelcase explore:
- The high level business case around “The Internet of Things” (IoT)
- Why IoT will change manufacturing as we know it
- What you need to begin considering now before your competition does