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

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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Insights From The Future of Manufacturing

Interview 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

Interview 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

Interview Welcome To The Manufacturing Revolution

Colin Masson, Director of Manufacturing Industry Solutions at Microsoft Cloud & Enterprise, introduces the digital forces behind PSFK's Future of Manufacturing report