A glimpse at 2016: High tech and aerospace & defense

2016 Predictions series: Beyond the hype and hogwash Although the business of predictions is spotty at best, it’s still fun to use the turning of the New Year as an opportunity to put forward an educated guess about what we’ll see in business, technology, and industry for the year ahead. Both the high tech & electronics and aerospace & defense industries present some interesting elements for consideration in 2016. For example, IDC predicts that by 2019, 75% of manufacturing value chains will undergo an operating model transformation with digitally connected processes for a 15% improvement in responsiveness and productivity. This...