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Perspective: Losing sleep over your digital manufacturing strategy? You're not the first

By Jim Lawton, Rethink Robotics, for Forbes

May 24, 2017

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Robots, digitization, manufacturing: The digitization of manufacturing is a pretty big topic these days. The vision for an information-driven model that touches nearly every aspect of the product transformation process is pretty exciting. It can also be – for those in the midst of it – a pretty heavy mix of anticipation, excitement, skepticism and trepidation.

Is there an industry that has some lessons for manufacturers? I don’t think you have to look too much further than marketing.

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