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5 Principles for Sustainable Innovation with Cloud Manufacturing

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Though the rise of Industry 4.0 in the last few years has encouraged manufacturers to digitally transform, the latest global events have made it more of a priority than ever before. It’s become clear that manufacturers need to change the way they implement operations, use data, engage with customers, and create an overall more sustainable and resilient ecosystem. And all this can be done with a cloud-based strategy.

The truth is that many manufactures are not adequately prepared for disruptive events. Disruptions are caused by a number of different reasons:

The good news is that digital transformation is still top of mind for most manufacturers in many areas. Trends that have been found include:

The pandemic pushed us towards the future of manufacturing by almost five years. Before many companies had already started or had plans to start a digital transformation. Suddenly, a new unforeseen critical factor was added: staying in business. 

Since the pace of digital transformation won’t slow down, the question is if today’s manufacturing industry is agile and innovative enough. And more importantly, is it resilient enough to survive the next disruptive event and outpace the competition?

The future of manufacturing leverages the concepts of cloud manufacturing to create a sustainable ecosystem to navigate through the next major event by successfully implementing these five core principles or 5Cs:

In order to achieve the 5Cs, you need to implement a cloud-based strategy that utilizes the following: 

Cloud also enables modern event-driven responsive architecture. With a responsive architecture, you can process critical factory events and support your operations with immediate actions. You gain the necessary agility for the so-called “new normal”.

Here are a few of our customers who have implemented cloud manufacturing:

The future of manufacturing leverages the concepts of cloud manufacturing to create a sustainable ecosystem to navigate through the next major event.
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Manufacturing isn’t going away any time soon. But, if manufacturers want to remain competitive in this new environment, they have to look towards digital transformation, specifically with cloud. This will give manufacturers the necessary sustainability, agility, and resiliency to be prepared for the next disruptive event. 

Learn more about how TIBCO enables manufacturers of the future and how these capabilities can help your business

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