On the Future of Manufacturing
I was invited last week to talk about the future of manufacturing at an event run by the manufacturing practice of one of the big law firms. Here’s a whistle stop summary. It’s a mind-blowing vista.
On considering political, economic, social and technological factors, it’s unarguable that we’re contemplating major flux in manufacturing. As with any flux, today’s players will either win out or lose out, and clearly everyone in this room wishes to contribute to and participate in the winning side of things!
With that in mind, I’d like to explore some major themes:
- Dehumanisation, Dematerialisation, Decentralisation, Deindustrialisation