How Digitalization Is Transforming Modern Manufacturing and Implications for Iowa

Stephen Ezell August 7, 2019
August 7, 2019

In a presentation to the Iowa Innovation Council on The Future of Digital Manufacturing, Stephen Ezell used specific examples to explain how digitalization is transforming modern manufacturing—from product design to fabrication and assembly, factory operations, supply chain management, and product use. The presentation delved into the economic impacts of the trend, examined why the pace of progress has been slow, and summarized key policy considerations for state and national policymakers.