Power of the Cloud and IIoT Makes Manufacturing Smarter

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Democratizing factory management in the age of design and manufacturing convergence.


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Stephen Hooper, Senior Director, Business Strategy and Marketing for Autodesk, Inc. says that the manufacturing industry is experiencing unprecedented change and the convergence of design and manufacturing is creating new opportunities to reduce costs and shorten product lifecycles. Traditional supply chains are being replaced by more flexible supply networks but only for companies that can adapt to this change. Many still struggle just to keep up with what is happening on their own shop floors. Autodesk has been working on a thoroughly modern solution that uses the power of the cloud and the Internet of Things to address the new challenge presented by what the company likes to refer to as the “uberization” of manufacturing. Autodesk calls it Fusion Production. Read more here.


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