Maximising business value from digital
We had a lively day at The Villa discussing how to maximise business value from digital with 70 manufacturers. Some of the highlights from our conversations:
The benefits of digital technologies are undoubtedly achievable, but only by setting out on a ‘journey’ in the right way – for many businesses, there’s no magic leap from spreadsheets to automated quotes, for example
Start with your employees and an understanding of their pain – which may not be solved through technology alone
Don’t become seduced by technology vendors, particularly early on in your journey – focus on your business needs
Look to inspiration from your peers, talk to your customers and suppliers about how you could add value to their businesses, and collaborate to drive through the benefits.
Look our for the full write up in next month's issue of The Manufacturer.