Multi-dimensional impact of a changing Industrial Operational Work space vs. the Transforming Workforce!
This blog has discussed a lot about the changing workforce, but let’s step back and look at the real change that of the industrial work space. The way in which we operate the business, from:
- business strategy to operational execution real-time alignment
- to serving customers
- new product introduction
- to operating across multiple plants and regions
- to collaboration manufacturing
- to speed and agility of manufacturing
Are all changing, at increasing speed, forcing increased volume, quicker, accountability and consistent “actionable decisions”.
There are two significant forces (workforce transformation to dynamic workforce, and the work space transformation) at play. That are “lining up” to drive the most significant transformation in the business/ operational landscape required in order to be competitive, leveraging the third force available that of technology, (bandwidth, Internet of things, cloud, etc).
This post will focus on the changing Operational Work space as illustrated in diagram below depicts: