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Digital Manufacturing Is Key To Success

Digital transformation is unavoidable - a fact that most manufacturing companies still have a hard time grappling with.
Oliver Spölgen, Mait
November 25, 2020
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This text has been automatically translated from German to English.

In a recent survey conducted by German-speaking SAP user group DSAG among its members, 81 percent of respondents stated that, despite shrinking IT budgets and a sharp drop in revenue, digital transformation is unavoidable. Manufacturing companies seem to not have gotten the memo, though: Industry 4.0 is still wishful thinking for most of them. At best, they have taken first, tentative steps towards digitalization; at worst, they haven't even started yet. However, the consequences of the global crisis triggered by COVID-19, as painful as they may have been and continue to be, could lay the foundation for sustainable digital transformation in many companies.

Oliver Spölgen, Mait

Oliver Spölgen is the managing director of Mait.

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