Technology in Industry Report

Automation Alley's Technology in Industry Report is a data-driven guide to Industry 4.0 implementation featuring 150 pages of use cases, emerging trends, challenges, opportunities and action items for industry.

Register Now for Automation Alley's 2020 Technology in Industry Reveal!

Automation Alley's Technology in Industry Report is back for 2020, exploring new trends within Industry 4.0 to keep you and your supply chain in the know when it comes to all things digital. The 2020 report, titled "Seeing Industry 4.0 Through a 2020 Lens," will feature a series of case studies and white papers written in collaboration with top academic and industry leaders, on the trending topics impacting companies today, including:

  • The rise of AI
  • 5G: An Industry 4.0 game-changer
  • The convergence of IT and OT
  • Building a strong supply chain with Big Data
  • How Industry 4.0 transforms data regulation & protection
  • The impact of digital twins
  • Additive manufacturing trends
  • Industry 4.0 & the global workforce
  • And more!

Each white paper will focus on how these trends are impacting people, processes and technology in the now, near and far; and will conclude with action items for industry to consider when developing their own digital transformations.

To register for Automation Alley's 2020 Technology in Industry Reveal, click here

Networking at the Technology in Industry Reveal event, 2018

Join Us for the Reveal!

Date: July 13, 2020

Time: 7:30-11:30 a.m.

Location: Townsend Hotel
100 Townsend Street
Birmingham, MI 48009

Industry 4.0: From Vision to Implementation

What are the possibilities of Industry 4.0? Whether its connectivity that maximizes communication between machines, systems and people or data that helps us work smarter, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is creating intelligent networks along the entire supply chain and opening the floodgates to innovation, not only in the manufacturing sector, but across all industries, from agriculture to biomedical.

With technology changing so rapidly, how do companies remain globally competitive? And what role will humans play in the new labor economy?

Industry 4.0 is not a vision for the future. It’s a reality today in workplaces across the globe. In 2017, we gauged your readiness for Industry 4.0, in 2018 we gave you the tools to harness its power, and in 2019 we are calling you into action.

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