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Transform Manufacturing by Mitigating the Challenges of Industry 4.0 and 5.0

Overcome stagnation by decoding the complexities of Industry 4.0 and 5.0.

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  • The high cost of implementing advanced technologies, including initial investments in IT and OT, is a barrier for many manufacturers.
  • Existing employees do not possess the necessary skills or know-how to work with these advanced technologies.
  • The risk of cyberattacks increases in a connected and data-reliant manufacturing environment.
  • It is difficult to properly manage the overwhelming volume of data generated by advanced manufacturing technologies.
  • A cultural shift is required to establish effective human-machine collaboration.
  • Manufacturers need to support significant changes in design, sourcing, operations, energy, and waste management to become more sustainable.

Our Advice

Critical Insight

CIOs can address the immediate challenges of Industry 4.0 and 5.0 adoption by fostering strategic partnerships with technology providers, engaging with research institutions, participating in industry consortiums, and conducting joint research and development initiatives with vendors to drive a culture of continuous learning and adaptation.

Impact and Result

Manufacturers have realized that successfully adopting Industry 4.0 and 5.0 technologies is essential to remain competitive. From incorporating principles of circularity to reducing costs and and controlling emissions, emerging technologies will have a transformative impact on the industry.

Info-Tech will provide:

  • Actionable insights and recommendations to guide your journey through Industry 4.0 and 5.0 adoption.
  • Case studies outlining how pioneering companies are navigating these challenges.
  • A tool to evaluate your readiness to adopt Industry 4.0 and 5.0 technologies.

  • Transform Manufacturing by Mitigating the Challenges of Industry 4.0 and 5.0 Research & Tools

    1. Transform Manufacturing by Mitigating Challenges of Industry 4.0 and 5.0 Deck – A document that explores common Industry 4.0 and 5.0 adoption challenges and outlines the steps to mitigate them.

    This research explores the unique roadblocks and challenges that prevent manufacturers from adopting Industry 4.0 and 5.0 technologies. This research contains a deep dive into these challenges and discusses associated mitigation strategies.

    2. Industry Maturity Readiness Check Tool – A simple tool that assesses your readiness for adopting Industry 4.0 and 5.0 technologies.

    This tool will help manufacturers assess their current industry maturity level along 37 unique dimensions across multiple functional areas.

    Using this exercise, manufacturers can identify readiness levels across different functions at their organization, the gaps that exist between their current state and desired maturity level, and their overall performance against benchmarks from the manufacturing industry.

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