Manufacturing Today Issue - 222 March 2024 | Page 3

Jason Davenport , CEO of the CIPP , highlights why you should be focusing on payroll
Issue 222 - 2024
Interview The need to recognize and act on building resilient supply chains
Production Embracing AI is now a necessity if you want to stay competitive
Smart manufacturing Three areas can unlock new value across the manufacturing ecosystem
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Hello and welcome to the latest issue of Manufacturing Today . In our magazine this month we cover inventory management , smart manufacturing , and AI . This latter piece draws on research from global software corporation Autodesk and asserts that : ‘ Manufacturers can ’ t afford to fall behind ; they must embrace AI to enhance their capabilities and get ahead of their competitors .’

In his article , Asif Moghal highlights four areas where AI can have a major impact – so if you don ’ t know where to start , turn to page 20 and see if you are inspired .
Speaking of changes that are afoot , main interviewee Gregg Healy , Executive Vice President and Head of Savills Industrial Services in North America believes ‘ what manufacturing looks like in ten years will shift dramatically .’ His number one recommendation is to take action – visit page 12 to find out where !
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Our cover story highlights the vital importance of the payroll department . Are you confident in your payroll compliance ? If you need advice , education , or assistance – contact the CIPP .
Turn to page 34 to learn more .
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