How Technology Is Helping to Achieve Agile Factories, the Benefits and Customer Success Examples

Michael Walton

Manufacturing Industry Executive at Microsoft

Learning Objectives

The global marketplace is evolving rapidly, and the ability to adapt is a defining factor between manufacturers that merely survive, and those that thrive. As rising costs, supply chain issues, skills gaps, resource shortages, and challenges related to COVID-19 escalate, manufacturers must look to intelligent cloud and intelligent edge solutions to build smart, agile factories.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to achieve greater agility in manufacturing

  • The key benefits of greater manufacturing agility

  • How other companies have achieved agile factories and the key resulting business outcomes/effects