Tech and Team: Maximizing Manufacturing Success with Balanced Investments

March 15, 2024
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Manufacturers should strike a balance between technology investment and employee engagement for success. Bill Remy, CEO of TBM Consulting Group, emphasizes the importance of investing in people alongside implementing new technology. This approach ensures that technology investments are a true value add and that employees are equipped to implement and adapt to new technologies.

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In a fast-paced industry like manufacturing, leaders often feel pressured to adopt the latest technology quickly. Bill Remy, CEO of TBM Consulting Group, advises taking a crawl-walk-run approach to technology investments to ensure their value. He emphasizes that investing in people is crucial for successful technology adoption in manufacturing.

Remy advocates for a ‘no layoff policy’ when implementing new tech changes, highlighting the importance of investing in employees to drive top-line growth and customer intimacy. He also stresses the need for clear communication with employees about how technology investments will not result in layoffs.

André Smaal, TBM Vice President for Europe, discusses the role of Precision of Execution in driving sustainable change and breakthrough performance in manufacturing. He emphasizes the importance of operational excellence and lean manufacturing principles.

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