• April 4th, 2016

Global Lean and Agile Manufacturing (industrial 4.0) )

Paper, Order, or Assignment Requirements

Using literature review evaluate how Smart technology (Industry 4.0, Internet of Things) can compliment both lean principles and agility strategy to improve manufacturing/service operations.

 

Task

Swift Solutions Consultancy has been working with various manufacturing and service organisations over a number of years.  As part of their expansion, you have been newly employed at the Coventry branch to mainly develop the working practices within the consultancy.  Smart technology (Industry 4.0) is a new area that Swift Solutions Consultancy has embarked upon.  Your head office has asked you to provide a report on the areas below:

 

  • Using a tabular form of presentation provide referenced examples of how ‘SMART’ technology (Industry4.0, Internet of Things) can assist agility and lean to be deployed and identify the benefits to be gained in the manufacturing/service industry.

Sample table format

Source / Reference Key topic 1

 Eg Definition

Key Topic 2

Eg Benefits

 

Key Topic 3

Eg Eliminates waste

Key Topic 4 etc…

Eg helps with variety

1

Author, date, title, publisher

       
2        
3 etc        

 

[40 Marks]

 

(2) Using the above literature review evaluate how Smart technology (Industry 4.0, Internet of Things) can compliment both lean principles and agility strategy to improve manufacturing/service operations.  (Maximum 2000 words excluding references, use Harvard style of references)

[40 Marks]

 

Effort [10 Marks]

Presentation [10 Marks]

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