Data Management for Manufacturing Business

Manufacturers are under pressure to increase productivity efficiency, profitability and innovation. Making sure that data assets are available and secure is a crucial initiative. Michael Watson, from Microsoft, and Martin Boyd, from Profisee will go over the steps you can take to build the foundation of data that will allow you to improve your efficiency and agility.

If manufacturing is to evolve into a more digital and streamlined business, it must embrace and harness data – but how do you do this if the data you’re relying on isn’t consistent , sufficient, or incomplete? A successful manufacturing data strategy must be based on strong governance at This will ensure that the information is collected, stored and access is made in a timely manner.

More and more, top performers in the manufacturing sector are embracing a holistic approach to data management which includes the implementation of an MDM hub that consolidates vendor, customer products, and other important information in a single repository. This lets teams quickly access the information they need and makes it easy for them to work together.

This allows manufacturers to create a digital trace of what happens to the parts during manufacturing. This is essential for identifying issues in production and enhancing processes and tests. It helps you determine what went wrong on a machine during a particular run and why, which enables you to respond faster in times of crisis and become more resilient as an organisation