The Future of Manufacturing

The Future of Manufacturing report, developed in partnership with Microsoft, outlines key opportunities for brands and organizations to meet elevated consumer needs and face increased market competition by leveraging connected technologies that give manufacturers complete, holistic insights to manage their end-to-end operations and equip them with the opportunity to integrate cutting-edge technologies to reinvent supply chains.

Published June 2017

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The 30+ page report includes:  
  • Insights into the evolving manufacturing landscape and strategies for adapting to increased supply chain pressures
  • 5 forward thinking scenarios illustrating the digital landscape
  • 10 trends shaping connected manufacturing
  • 4 industry disruptors influencing makers
  • Actionable takeaways for business and information technology decision makers
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Innovation Workshops

Turn the insights and recommendations found within this report into action through a workshop. Customized specifically for your business' goals, needs and culture, this is a hands-on dive into the ideas and trends in our reports, with a focus on implementing them for your own business or clients. Whether these run from 4 hours to 2 days, your team will leave not just inspired and informed, but ready to take action.


Technology 4 Core Technologies Shaping The Future Of Manufacturing

PSFK’s Future of Manufacturing report identifies the four technologies leading digital supply chain transformation

Delivery & Logistics How One Manufacturer Uses The Cloud To Optimize Customer Experience

A case study from the Future of Manufacturing shows how Arçelik A.S. provides exceptional post-sales customer service using a Microsoft cloud solution

Consumer Goods 10 Connected Manufacturing Strategies For Business Decision Makers

PSFK's Future of Manufacturing report outlines essential practices to help manufacturers kickstart the path toward efficient cloud-based production

Retail 5 Future Of Manufacturing Scenarios That Frame The Connected Supply Chain

We round up scenarios from our Future of Manufacturing report that showcase how connected systems are building more efficient production lines—and better products

Consumer Goods How ‘Product As A Service’ Manufacturing Is Transforming Business Models

Colin Masson, Global Industry Director at Microsoft, spoke to PSFK about the digital transformations giving rise to a customer-centric business model and the servitization of manufacturing

Technology How The Internet Of Things Helps Manufacturers Solve Problems Before They Happen

PSFK interviewed Bill Moffett, Global Industry Senior Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft, about the Future of Manufacturing

Consumer Goods How Flexible Logistics Enable Manufacturers To Meet Dynamic Demands

A scenario from PSFK’s Future of Manufacturing report shows how a flexible supply chain is able to circumvent issues and meet shifting demands

Consumer Goods Connected Manufacturing: Understanding The Opportunity

By leveraging connected manufacturing technologies, manufacturers can quickly respond to the needs of their customers and partners

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