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Covid-19 Fast Response for Manufacturing CIOs

Published: 25 March 2020

ID: G00723212

Analyst(s): Ivar Berntz

Summary

Covid-19 is spreading globally and bringing entire countries to a halt. CIOs play a pivotal role in keeping their companies operational, but such a pandemic is unprecedented. This fast response plan video contains action items according to three levels of impact: initial, middle and peak.

Overview

CIOs play a pivotal role in keeping their companies operational, but such a pandemic is unprecedented. This video provides initial guidance, according to three levels of severity — initial, middle and peak — to those seeking operational continuity in the face of crises such as COVID-19. Manufacturing CIOs should:

    Align short-term strategies to current capabilities and systems.

    Focus first on their people, then on how to be able to produce, sell and collect to preserve cash.

    Review and adapt as the crisis evolves.

See “Respond, Manage and Prepare for the Impact of Coronavirus” for more resources.

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