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This past week's State of the Union Address included a topic that is front of mind to the manufacturing industry: revitalizing onshore manufacturing for a beleaguered U.S. manufacturing industry. This echoes a theme we've been speaking about lately at IDC Manufacturing Insights, involving some early signs of manufacturers returning to the U.S.


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I am in the throes of research for an upcoming IDC Manufacturing Insights report on mobility in manufacturing, and wanted to share some of the interesting points that are bubbling to the top of numerous conversations with end users and vendors. There is no doubt that mobility continues to be a burgeoning force across manufacturing, with compelling use cases throughout the various value chains.


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    Kimberly Knickle says:
    Good question.  I think manufacturers are working to retain those employees that are willing to change with the business and with the technology that's increasingly part of their everyday life.  But no data to prove that theory, unfortunately.
    4 months ago
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    delger says:
    Kimberly,
    Based on the data shared above, how important is it for Manufacturers to engage and retain their current employees?  And are you seeing a trend in that regard?
    4 months ago
  • Webcast: The Importa…
    Jeff Hojlo says:
    Antony,
    Thanks for your comments - agreed.  Nice article, and I look forward to our next conversation.
    Best Regards,
    Jeff
    5 months ago
  • Webcast: The Importa…
    Antony Bourne says:
    Jeff,
    I agree with your comments in the webcast and also am of the same opinion, and think that manufacturers need to take small steps on this journey since it is not an on/off switch that they need to use, but a process in which they make improvement after improvement since a lot of learning will happen along the way.
    I also have written a blog…
    5 months ago

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