The Industry 4.0 Maturity Index in Business Applications
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Digitally connected industrial production in the context of Industry 4.0 not only promises faster and more efficient manufacturing processes, but also offers the potential to design and implement new business models. A high degree of agility, flexibility and the ability to learn is essential for companies to be able to adapt dynamically in the context of an ever-changing environment. It is not only necessary to build up and expand the necessary technological (e.g. AI) and data-related competencies, but also to align the organizational structure and culture of a company accordingly.
Join our live webcast with Industry 4.0 Maturity Center for the launch of the updated version of the Acatech Industry 4.0 Maturity Index and learn how you can apply this concept to your business. You will hear about:
- What’s new in the Industry 4.0
- Successful examples of digital transformation
- Future manufacturing development trends and requirements
- ZF case study
Name: Howard Heppelmann
Title: GM, Connected Operations
Bio: Howard Heppelmann is Vice President and General Manager of PTC’s Connected Solutions business segment. In this role he is responsible for bringing to market solutions that harness today’s most disruptive technologies into a continuous digital thread that enables industrial companies to improve operational efficiency, differentiate products and service offerings and transform business models.
Name: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Henning Kagermann
Title: Chair of the acatech Board of Trustees & acatech Senator
Bio: Henning Kagermann is former president of acatech and chairs its Board of Trustees. As Global Representative and Advisor of the Plattform Industrie 4.0 and former member of the HighTech Forum and the Industry-Science Research Alliance, he plays a key role in the promotion of strategic projects such as Industrie 4.0. Prof. Kagermann holds the chair of various Steering Committees, i.a. of the Innovation Dialogue and the National Platform Future of Mobility. He is former CEO of SAP.
Name: Christian Hocken
Title: Managing Partner, Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center
Bio: Christian Hocken is a Managing Partner at the Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center in Aachen, Germany. He is responsible for the strategic direction and for the development of customer and partner relations. Christian has substantial expertise in the transformation of manufacturing companies and performs projects in a wide range of industries together with his team.