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Is Generation Z Ready for Plant Floor Technology?

Keith Barr (President & CEO, Leading2Lean LLC)

Location: 209A

Date: Tuesday, February 11

Time: 3:15pm - 4:00pm

Track: Smart Manufacturing Innovation Summit: The Rise of the Smart Factory

Vault Recording: TBD

Leading2Lean’s Manufacturing Index reveals that Generation Z — those born from the mid-90s to the early 2000s— is interested in manufacturing, but the industry needs to find new approaches to interest and engage this a age group – a generation that is a perfict fit for the modern digitized manufacturing plant floor. Topics covered include:

  • Gen Z’s affinity for efficient digital solutions to everyday problems
  • How manufacturers can use techniques like simulation and gamification training modules to hire and retain quality workers
  • Discussion of industry examples that show what manufacturers must do to be ready.

Presentation Files

Leading2Lean__Keith_Barr__MDM_Feb_2019_v2.pdf
ANA2020_Is_Generation_Z_Ready_For_Barr.pdf