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Too many manufacturing managers lack digital culture, HSO survey says

September 28, 2017


According to a new study from HSO, 43% of manufacturing managers believe that IoT solutions are critical for driving a successful engineering approach, but they lack the appropriate degree of digital culture required for progress.

31% of the 250 respondents also label machine learning as critical while implementing predictive engineering, but understanding the importance of these technologies if not necessarily helping them to implement them. Manufacturers are severely lagging behind other industries when it comes to digital transformation: 26% of respondents admitted their business lacked digital culture, while another 24% complained that here is a need for a greater technology infrastructure in their business, making advanced technology like predictive engineering impossible.

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