According to KPMG's Global Manufacturing Outlook 2015, the industrial manufacturing sector is in an era of pre-transformation, with advance technologies, disruptive innovations, digitisation and the increasing power and demands of the customer identified as key enablers of transformation and growth.
KPMG hosted a panel discussion with distinguished academics, business leaders, and KPMG specialists. The panel shared their insights on the trends shaping the sector, the future of supply chain and human capital, innovation innovations in R&D and the implications of a move towards value-based pricing.
The publication Future State: Australian manufacturing and smart specialisation provides a summary of those insights and discussions.
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