In response to disruption or the need to scale business or production operations quickly, participants in an industry ecosystem do not have a collective way to approach this as necessary in a targeted, local way.
Goals and Objectives
Maximize operational flexibility, capability, and capacity.
Hardware: Servers, storage, IoT, smartphones, tablets, wearables, 3D printers, and robotics
Software: 3D printing, AR/VR, Big Data/analytics, blockchain, cognitive/AI, machine learning, cloud, security, social, mobile, CAD, CAM, CAE, PLM, and MES
Services: Business services and IT services
Use Case Summary
Flexible micro-operation and/or production capacity that can scale as required to support industry ecosystem participants; examples include field hospitals or additive manufacturing networks