Wednesday, April 28th 2021
This week in
The manufacturing industry post Covid.
This week’s must read
Industry 4.0 technologies have played a decisive role in response to the pandemic in many companies. And they have been forced to take extraordinary measures to protect their people and maintain their operations by sometimes struggling to keep up with the sudden rise in demand. Did Industry 4.0 help those companies in their efforts?
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from McKinsey about the role of Industry 4.0 in the manufacturing industry.
Here are four trends that should enable manufacturing sectors to contribute to a more sustainable and inclusive future.
The spread of the Covid-19 pandemic is shedding light on serious issues regarding the reliability and resilience of manufacturing operations. Companies should initiate discussions on how to reshuffle and make their (global) manufacturing footprint more resilient to disruptive events in the future.
Industry 4.0 is often conflated with digitalization or digital transformation. But it is actually a broader term that refers to a cluster of emerging technologies, including cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things, cloud computing, and cognitive computing/AI. What makes Industry 4.0 so effective, and how can you make it work for you?
The automotive industry has come through the Covid-19 pandemic with tremendous resilience. And although forecasts are pessimistic for Europe in the coming months, China’s rebound continues to accelerate.
This week’s Consulting News
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This week’s media
The Toyota Production System was born out of scarcity. Now that we’ve experienced massive supply chain disruption due to COVID-19, does the TPS concept of minimizing inventory still hold up?
Consulting sourcing tips
This beginner’s guide will help you understand everything you need to know about consultancy procurement. It will give you an overview of the key steps involved in the procurement process and will help you get started on your sourcing journey.
When you launch a project, you can always hope that the consultant will understand your needs. Or you can write down the reasons why you start a project and what results you expect. Writing an RFP is not easy
The average management consultants salary is $85,000 per year. However, salaries can vary widely depending on experience, location, and industry. However, the job can be demanding, with long hours and frequent travel.
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Hélène Laffitte is the CEO of Consulting Quest, a Global Performance-Driven Consulting Platform and author of “Smart Consulting Sourcing”, a step by step guide to getting the best ROI from your consulting. With a blend of experience in Procurement and Consulting, Hélène is passionate about helping Companies create more value through Consulting.