In a recent blog post from MIT Sloan Executive Education, John Carrier, Senior Lecturer of System Dynamics at the MIT Sloan School of Management writes about the critical need for a systematic framework for identifying strategic "next moves" and supporting relevant use cases for executives facing decisions around Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation.
Learn about some of the challenges leaders face as it relates to the consideration of new technologies, system thinking, and cultural norms, and what it takes to turn a daunting, multi-year project into actionable next steps. You'll also dive into repairing degraded feedback loops and the importance of culture and organizational buy-in.
NEW TO LIVEWORX 2020
LiveWorx in collaboration with MIT Sloan Executive Education are excited to announce a 2-day educational program "Implementing Industry 4.0: Leading Change in Manufacturing and Operations" that will be available Thursday, June 11th - Friday, June 12th as an extension to the core LiveWorx program. Attendees can expect to learn about:
- New business models and forms of operations that are being enabled by technology like the IIoT
- The "hidden factory" that results from a counterproductive and unpredictable mix of old and new technologies
- The importance of decoding cultural and workforce factors
- The overemphasis on visioning at the expense of fully understanding existing systems, the context in which those systems are operating, and the people who must use the technology
- Ways to increase a factory’s "IQ," leading to more productive and safer operations
- The role of the front-line leader in the adoption and successful execution of the new technology
This unique program is available at a 15% off discount when using code: LWX15 during the MIT Sloan Executive Education programs registration process and is an additional cost to your LiveWorx 2020 pass.