Technology in Industry Report

Chapter 1: Software Transformation

Industry 4.0 technologies are not just digital tools that get added to the line as we know it—they fundamentally change the line. Today’s manufacturers must have the courage to make this transition. It is not only in their best interest to do so, but will be paramount to their survival and future success.

Chapter 1: Software Transformation

Technology is changing the way we make things. From a facilitator of marginal efficiencies to a powerful enabler of disruptive innovation, Industry 4.0, with software at its core, is creating more flexible systems that allow manufacturers to pivot in a fast-changing world—unlocking data, creating new business models, and connecting us in new and exciting ways.

Our globally recognized Technology in Industry Report is back for 2022, focused on the pillars of Industry 4.0 that we see driving global manufacturing into the future: Software-first Transformation, Additive Manufacturing, and Distributed Manufacturing.

With insights from our growing manufacturing and technology ecosystem, the 2022 Report is a comprehensive, collaborative effort—filled with emerging trends, challenges and opportunities, expert interviews, and cases studies from industry leaders—that will arm you with all the knowledge you need to help guide your business into the future.

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