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The state of digital transformation in the making of things.

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Many of us in the manufacturing space are quick to herald the ubiquity of digital transformation. “It’s changing everyone! And everything! And every way we do every process!”And that’s true. Or it’s growing truer every day as headlines tout new, smart approaches to everything from fabricating to farming to fire-fighting. But within that universality there are differences, of course. There are different applications. Different motivations. Different success rates.In the industrial space, a major differentiator is whether you’re talking about discrete or process manufacturing.So, what’s the difference? What’s the divide between discrete manufacturing (the…

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