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Can The Indian Manufacturers Benefit From The China Exodus, By US Based Companies?

Last year the Indian manufacturers welcomed the announcement about the government pushing for multiple defence corridors. We clearly acknowledge that this is a massive step and a much needed initiative to propel the growth the Indian MSME needed. As the foundation and the policy is taking shape, it’s imperative that excessive caution and judicious approach needs to be adopted. Things will fall...

Economic slowdown and it’s impact

Good news first ! I’m going to spare our readers, by not mentioning about how and where the Covid originated, how it spread, the statistics of fatalities across the globe etc. Millions of bytes are being written all over the World about the economic slow-down and the consequences people are facing as well.

Major Barriers in Using Industry 4.0

Keeping in mind the worldwide evolutionary stage of Industry 4.0, this article is prepared with a view to discuss the shortcomings and decision-making in implementing Industry 4.0.  Also, the editorial team at www.industry4o.com spoke to the industry experts to find out their views and perceptions on the barriers to use Industry 4.0. The article seeks to present...

“Scale up Digitally” – A Smart move for Rubber Industries.

As the industries are moving towards the fourth industrial revolution which is heavily focusing on interconnectivity, automation, machine learning and artificial intelligence known as Industry 4.0. It has become imperative for the Indian Rubber manufacturers to lead the global competition by integrating the software into the manufacturing. Allowing the software to maintain the scheduled tasks, real time...

5G – An Ally For Industry 4.0?

The editorial team at www.industry4o.com, spoke to experts and leaders across the manufacturing sector to solicit their views on the possibility of 5G enabling industry4.0. Based on the perspectives of industry leaders and technology experts, the viewpoints in the article are aimed at highlighting the benefits and flexibility of 5G what it offers for the Industry4.0. Our...

Industry 4.0 & Fundamentals of Manufacturing Ecosystem

“Industry 4.0, or the Fourth Industrial Revolution, is bringing about a paradigm shift that will profoundly change the way we work, live and interact and will affect industrialized as well as industrializing economies alike.” LI YONG, Director General of UNIDO More than 90% of CXOs have no idea of requirement of Industry 4.0 and...

Disruptive Technology : A True Dimension of Change in the offing

"Brands fading into oblivion" has become a watch word. For some big Fortune 500 companies going bankrupt for the simple reason that they could not cope up with the frenetic pace of change for the better. Wrong business models being persisted with and being the cardinal reason for their abysmally low sales and thus hitting the nadir...

The 360Degree View of the Thought Process for the MSME Ecosystem

2020 will be remembered for ever. COVID happens to us and will continue to do so in 2021, perhaps in different measure. MSMEs are faced with a revenue loss of 15%-60%, credit gap of ~US$ 400 Bn, NPAs between 15% and 45% and GDP contraction between a fourth and ten% by the end of 2020. US$ 5...

Revolutionising Industry 4.0 with Human Resources

The Transition From a labour-focussed function, to a more talent-management one, the human resources function has undergone massive transformation since its inception about two decades back, post Globalisation in 1991. From what was a labour-focussed, union-driven IR-led function, the modern-day HR has come a long way to become the strategic people’s...

Beating China with Industry 4.0

Understanding the Chinese economic fault line The Business of Govt is not business but to facilitate business. But when govt indulges in Business it has its serious & devastating impact. Understanding Chinese economic model is important to derive strategy not to fall into trap again and stand up to fight. The...

Strategies in the New Normal ! Survival !

The editorial team at www.industry4o.com, spoke to experts and leaders across manufacturing to identify methods to help small manufacturers get past the crisis. The old school of putting it on a white board all the ideas that came in and then using available data along with economic indicator was the basis of this article. Our focus was...