Manufacturing Tech Trends and the ISM (Institute for Supply Management) Manufacturing Index. Manufacturing needs to look to technology for 2020. The supply chain has changed with the advent of new technology. Consumers want more precise delivery and more customized product. Lead like a Scientist. Do research, conduct experiments, and embrace a experimental methodology. Change the systems around us, instead of changing the way people are.

1 Manufacturing Tech Trends
Peggy details ISM (Institute for Supply Management) Manufacturing Index, explaining challenges and opportunities for the space. She believes manufacturing should be overly optimistic to planning in 2020—and explains why. She also says manufacturing needs to look to technology for 2020—and gives some key examples.
http://peggysmedleyshow.com
2 The Supply Chain, Reinvented
Peggy and David Closs, John H. McConnell Chair Emeritus and Chair Emeritus of the Dept. of Supply Chain Management, Michigan State University, discuss how the supply chain has changed with the advent of new technology. He says consumers want more precise delivery and more customized product. They also discuss how there is a shortage of workers in the supply chain and what needs to be done to combat it.
http://www.msu.edu/
3 Lead like a Scientist
Peggy and Charlotte Blank, chief behavioral officer, Maritz,discuss the concept of leading like a scientist. She explains how leaders should do research, conduct experiments, and embrace a methodology. Further, evidence gives the power to influence people and controlled experimentations can give us good evidence. She says we should look at systems around us, instead of changing the way people are.
https://www.peoplescience.com/