Addressing the Manufacturing Skill Gap

Presented by

Stefanie Naujoks, IDC & Thomas Richter, Blue Prism & Anna Rosentröm, Atlas Copco

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IDC and Blue Prism will share insights about the current key business challenges in the manufacturing industry. Digital technologies will play a key role to enable manufacturing organizations to progress with the digital transformation of their operations. In this webinar, you will learn from our presenters from IDC, BluePrism and Atlas Copco about the following topics: Stefanie Naujoks, Research Director at IDC will present the current strategic business priorities of manufacturing organizations in Europe and will highlight some key drivers for IT investments as well as IT investment plans to support the execution of their strategic business priorities. Stefanie will also present some of the factors that impact IT investment plans of manufacturers and will outline the role of the different personas in the various lines of businesses. Thomas Richter, Head of Industry, Manufacturing EMEA at BluePrism, will demonstrate how unifying the human and the digital workforce will enable manufacturing organizations to close current digital transformation execution gaps, resulting from a lack of human resources and skills that are needed to digitally transform operations and to ensure execution accordingly. He will demonstrate how current challenges related to digital transformation can be successfully addressed by intelligent co-creation between the human and the digital workforce. Anna Rosentröm, Head of Smart Automation and Project Leader at Atlas Copco, will share some insights on the current status of their smart automation initiative for back-office processes using an agile project approach. She will share some lessons-learned around the need to permanently increase internal awareness to promote with success stories and the need to embrace scalability in a decentralized organization.

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