Enabling the Future of Work in an Uncertain Manufacturing Environment

An IDC Analyst Connection.

Workforce management technology helps manufacturers maximize operational agility and enable employee communication, collaboration, and engagement. In today's uncertain, rapidly changing business environment, manufacturers must focus on these strategic priorities more than ever before.

In this IDC Analyst Connection, Reid Paquin, Research Director, Manufacturing IT Priorities and Strategies, offers insights on how manufacturers can successfully adapt to the challenges of current conditions while setting a foundation for the future of work.

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Insights include:

  • Steps manufacturers can take to ensure remote employees are connected and productive
  • Actions manufacturers can take to support the safety and well-being of essential employees
  • Specific examples of how workforce management can help manufacturers control costs, increase productivity, reduce compliance risks and engage employees
  • Perspectives on the critical role of technology in enabling the manufacturing workforce

"Connecting disparate data sources and applying analytics will be key to identifying inefficiencies and driving improvements across the enterprise. Analytics are ranked just behind mobility as the top technology enabler among manufacturers to improve workforce performance."
Reid Paquin, Research Director, Manufacturing IT Priorities and Strategies
IDC Manufacturing Insights