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After participating in last week's IDC Digital Summit in Delhi, India, speaking with many of the executive attendees from a variety of companies, it's clear that digital transformation (DX) is a worldwide phenomenon, 3rd platform technology use is growing, and innovation across products and services is evolving.


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In June 2016, IDC's Manufacturing Insights team hosted a third interactive conference in Prague, the Czech Republic, entitled Driving Competitiveness in Manufacturing: How to be a part of Industry 4.0. The audience was comprised of 71 delegates from Czech and Slovak manufacturing companies and specialized IT vendors and IT service providers with a strong Industry 4.0 value proposition. Before and during the event, we fielded a short event survey among participants. We collected a total of 24 responses, and I would like to share some insights derived from this data.


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The autonomous car world has buzzed with the recent announcements of crashes and a fatality related to the semi-autonomous Tesla Model S. This comes at a time when regulatory efforts surrounding autonomous vehicle operations in the U.S. are pushing decisions from Washington D.C. over standardization of technology to encourage faster evolution of autonomous cars.


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  • Manufacturing Day, E…
    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
  • Manufacturing Day, E…
    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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