How to build a digital strategy that is right for your business

The manufacturing equipment and technologies that help you run your business have gone through significant advancements in the era of Industry 4.0 but automation is just not enough to stay ahead in today’s super-competitive environment. You need to differentiate, and not just on product alone, making digital transformation (DX) essential for survival.

Where do you begin? The first step is to establish a digital strategy and then lay out a plan. When executed properly, manufacturers will have the flexibility to respond to industry trends and consumer demands, personalize interactions with their customers, gain cost savings through automation, and even generate new revenue opportunities.

The sky’s the limit but setting a digital strategy will keep you focused, ensure your budget is in line, and that your business stays competitive. You need to acknowledge where you are today, where the industry is heading and what role your business will play in that future. Then you need to create a plan for how to get there.

Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how to build a digital transformation strategy and plan, including:

  1. Best-practices for a current-state / future-state gap analysis
  2. Industry 4.0 technology considerations
  3. Key data model considerations
  4. Building a business case that includes ROI


Jonathan Gross, LL.B., M.B.A.
Managing Director, Pemeco Consulting

Jon leads clients through the entire digital transformation life-cycle, including: technology architecture and planning, technology vendor selection, technology procurement, implementation, and ongoing optimization. More specifically, Jon helps Pemeco’s clients architect and implement technology environments that integrate ERP with the edge, including IoT, analytics, manufacturing execution, quality, supply chain, logistics, and other such systems. Jon is sought after for thought-leadership and speaking engagements by industry analysts, trade associations, and trade publications. He has also acted as part-time systems analysis and design MBA professor at the Schulich School of Business at York University.

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