A Manufacturing Leadership Journal Article
PTC partnered with Oxford Economics to conduct a global research study of manufacturing executives across industries and functions that:
- Uncovers the market and technology shifts remaking manufacturing
- Identifies three key opportunities for manufacturers to affect transformation
- Defines the economic impact of prioritizing different business areas
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In response to the forces transforming manufacturing, manufacturers are thinking about new sources of competitive advantage. A few companies are lighting the way to a brave new future in which manufacturers reprioritize activities to maximize returns across the entire useful life of the product.
Under these new business models, the line between products and services is blurring, which means a rethinking of nearly everything, from how products are conceived, designed, and sourced to how they are produced, sold, and serviced.