Around the world, behind the scenes of the world’s leading industrial and manufacturing companies, a profound digital transformation is now underway, and the Middle East is no exception.
This 2016 Industry 4.0 Middle East Survey covered six industries with the predominant focus on engineering and construction (37% of participants), industrial manufacturing (31%) and transportation and logistics (21%). There was also participation from chemicals and metals companies.
We found that companies are increasingly focused on digitising essential functions within their internal vertical value chain, as well as with their horizontal partners along the supply chain. In addition, they are enhancing their product portfolio with digital functionalities and introducing innovative data-based services.