In the past year we have pushed a number of technological innovations by leaps and bounds. To keep up with the pace of change, companies have taken important steps to revamp their digital transformation strategy. automation and Cloud computing have become a crucial part of companies’ operating models and help them find their way around the new normal.
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Alan Prior is VP and Industry Consultant for EuroNorth at Dassault Systems.
Cloud computing emerged as the clear winner among tools for digital transformation in 2020: the latest results from PWC have shown this cloud Spending increased 37% to $ 29 billion in the first quarter of 2020. And that trend is forecast to continue: cloud spending is expected to grow 19% for the full year.
While many benefit from the advantages of the cloud, the question remains for certain industries and industry experts such as manufacturers and engineers whether a cloud-enabled future is really the best way forward.