New design principles and digital technologies are profoundly changing industrial production, giving rise to "the factory of the future." Manufacturers are selectively implementing enhancements, but only by holistically applying new technologies throughout the plant and value chain can companies truly realize their ambitions. The first manufacturers to transition to full-scale adoption will usher in a new era of industrial operations.
Becoming Immersed in Industry 4.0
Leveraging Digital to Improve Manufacturing Productivity
Online Course Exploring Lean in Manufacturing and Services
BCG, in partnership with École des Ponts ParisTech and Coursera, has developed an online course enabling everyone from managers to business students to leverage lean methodologies and approaches to create value in manufacturing and services.