Spokesperson, Leading Electrical Equipment Manufacturer

For smooth integration of the various stages of the production value chain, manufacturing enterprises are adopting new IT solutions like industrial internet of things (IIoT) to extract information from the plant floor and along the supply chain, and turn it into actionable insights. Meanwhile, social media, mobile, cloud and analytics (SMAC) technologies are helping industries gain real-time insight into market trends and customer preferences. Going forward, the role of robotics, 3D printing and augmented reality in manufacturing operations is expected to increase significantly. Leading enterprises talk about the key IT trends in manufacturing and their own IT initiatives…

How have IT solutions helped manufacturing enterprises enhance business operations?

The telecom and IT industries have significantly helped Indian manufacturing en­ter­prises in expanding their business. These companies are now aligning their initiatives with the government’s Make in India campaign, which has boosted the manufacturing business in the country.

What are the technology trends in the manufacturing space? How has been the adoption of new technologies like IoT, M2M and the cloud?

The adoption of robots is the ideal technology trend that may spur manufacturing in the coming years.

“Manufacturing companies are aligning their initiatives with the Make in India campaign, which has boosted the manufacturing business.” Spokesperson, Leading Electrical Equipment Manufacturer

What are the key challenges in the deployment of IT and telecom solutions?

The IT and telecom sector has been in a lot of debt for a while now. To overcome this, we need more policy initiatives from the government.