The buzz: “In this 4th revolution, we are facing a range of new technologies that combine the physical, digital and biological worlds… [.These new technologies], and will impact all disciplines, economies and industries, and even challenge our ideas about what it means to be human.” [Bernard Marr, Forbes.com] What are the drivers, challenges and opportunities of Industry 4.0? Where is it today and where is it headed? And why does this matter to your industry, your company and the world? In this new series debut, our panel will answer these questions and more. Industry 4.0 started with the concept of and Intelligent Factory, that strove to automate manufacturing. But Industry 4.0 is more than just Intelligent factories. It’s about designing and manufacturing intelligent products and assets and about empowering employees to leverage the data from these intelligent products and assets to make predictive, prescriptive and automated decisions across the entire supply chain.