The factory of the future is a supply chain strategy that transforms the role that manufacturing operations plays in supply chains and digital businesses. Smart manufacturing supports this strategy. Smart manufacturing aligns with supply chain convergence, which is the need for supply chain organizations to synchronize and execute processes across multiple functional domains with minimal imbalance and conflict.
Manufacturing operations leaders face challenges when balancing digital expectations in their role. Gartner has uncovered various insights you can leverage to establish yourself as an effective leader and guide you toward supply chain success.