The Fourth Industrial Revolution May be Upon Us

Manufacturers wishing to capitalize on the revolution will require a new level of knowledge, aptitude and disciplines in four key areas.

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Matt Kirchner, a PM contributor for our About Your Business column.

Did you ever stop and think about how the new technology surrounding us in the precision machining industry may be the beginning of a fourth industrial revolution? PM contributing columnist Matt Kirchner writes about this idea in his latest column, “Preparing the Troops for the Coming Revolution.”

Matt uses the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) as a case in point for this new industrial revolution we are embarking on. He writes, “Yes, the fourth industrial revolution is here. Manufacturers wishing to capitalize on the revolution will require a new level of knowledge, aptitude and disciplines in four key areas. Is your team ready?” To read more of his commentary and to find out what these four key areas are, visit his column online.