An examination of trends and strategies in a vibrant industry
In domestic and global markets, the challenges can be especially daunting for middle-market manufacturers. Internal resources may not have enough familiarity with some issues that are critical to the needs of the company. But a closer look can often be the bridge that changes those challenges into opportunities.
Whether it's global growth; transformational technology or intricate compliance issues, you can now get the in-depth understanding your company needs for a fast-paced, competitive industry--enabling you to turn information into achievement.
If U.S. manufacturers want to remain competitive, they need to be proactive in their investments in and strategic use of technology.
To take advantage of all the efficiencies and opportunities that IT offers, budgets need to increase—or priorities need to shift.
When it comes to their own companies, many manufacturers feel it is unlikely that their data will be a target of any breach attempts.
There is no one-size-fits-all approach to developing and implementing security controls to protect against incidents.
A baseline security self-assessment can give management an understanding of data security threats—and the likelihood of those threats occurring.
Expectations are not quite as high as they were a year ago. Yet industry executives remain positive and anticipate healthy profits to come.
Despite higher perceived risks, non-U.S. manufacturers plan to embrace an increasingly global mindset. U.S. companies should be prepared.
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