Trends Report

The CIO's Guide To 5G In The Manufacturing Sector

5G Will Become A Crucial Enabler For Digital Transformation In The Manufacturing Sector

August 30th, 2019
With contributors:
Pascal Matzke , Andre Kindness , Audrey Hecht , Kara Hartig


5G and Industry 4.0 are a powerful combination. Together they can lift and shift the manufacturing sector to a much higher level of digitization, in particular by maximizing the mobility, flexibility, and versatility of production. 5G in the industrial manufacturing context offers opportunities beyond factory automation, also covering process automation, human-machine interfaces, logistics, warehousing, monitoring, and maintenance. This report helps CIOs evaluate and prepare for the potential of 5G in the manufacturing sector.

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