Growth and profitability — the ultimate combination of manufacturing goals. What will the second half of 2013 hold for discrete manufacturers? Just how big of a part can technology play?

Working with LNS Research and Microsoft Corporation, Fullscope is pleased to sponsor this informative webcast, one designed to highlight global manufacturing trends; how these trends can impact the US manufacturing sector; and the role technology can play in returning to growth mode sooner versus later.

Speakers for this event include: Matthew Littlefield, LNS Research, President and Principal Analyst; Melissa Cook, Microsoft, Senior Director and Global Manufacturing Industries Lead for Microsoft Dynamics; and Gil Garcia, Microsoft, Director Manufacturing Industries US Dynamics.

Planned topics:

•    What current global manufacturing trends indicate about the future of US manufacturing

•    How social media and mobile technologies influence demand and impact manufacturing production

•    Why manufacturers must focus on growth versus cost reductions, and ideas to get started using technology

•    How agility, innovation and empowerment of employees are the most important change agents within a manufacturing enterprise today

•    Why end-to-end process orchestration is key for achieving operational excellence efficiency

•    How discrete manufacturers can turn big data to actionable intelligence for improved growth

•   And much more …

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