Manufacturers have accelerated the adoption of AR/VR, no-code, and cobot solutions to augment front-line workers.
The manufacturing workforce is changing.
As the industry becomes more automated and tech-enabled, workers need advanced digital skills to keep up. Manufacturers are increasingly focused on training to help workers learn new skills, complete more complex tasks, and boost productivity — the industry planned to spend $26B on “upskilling” in 2020, according to a January survey by the Manufacturing Institute.
But workforce optimization in a digital world goes far beyond traditional training programs.