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John Barcus
The recent global tariffs are just one example of how, in this global economy, manufacturing opportunities shift dynamically. For manufacturers to seize opportunities, they need speed and flexibility—which requires a new mindset. It means embracing the blueprint known as Industry 4.0, driven by technology such as cloud computing, ubiquitous connectivity, the Internet of Things, additive (3D) manufacturing, machine learning, and blockchain distributed ledgers. Manufacturers aren’t known for flexibility or fast tech adoption. Here’s how they can embrace both.

John Barcus, Oracle Vice President for Manufacturing Industries
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