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Digital disruption and rising customer expectations are creating unforgiving markets where loyalty is hard won and easily lost. If you can’t deliver what your customers want, when and where they want it, they will go to someone who can. In this challenging ecosystem lies a world of opportunity. From enabling large enterprises to accelerate digital transformation to helping disruptive start-ups to take off, KPMG professionals know insights can reveal new opportunities.

That’s why we are a supporter of Research Summit at CES, where we share KPMG insights that can bring new opportunities for the world’s most successful companies, future unicorns that may one day change the industry, and others from across many sectors that influence how we work and live.


KPMG presents “The Future of Smart Industrials” at Research Summit

9 January | 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time | West Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center, Room W232

To stay competitive and to help protect future investments, industrial manufacturers, automotive, and other industries must invest in smart technologies – and smarter practices.

This 40-minute panel consists of KPMG and other industry leaders helping companies navigate complex ecosystems – taking their organizations from traditional to “smart.” Their perspectives and insights – based on primary KPMG research – can help audience members to understand the evolving industry landscapes, customer expectations, and implications for positioning themselves to succeed.

Session takeaways

  • Connected products – Development and deployment of connected products across the front, middle and back offices can help to create digital services that improve service efficiency and effectiveness, increase customer lifetime value, and drive services growth.
  • Shift to XaaS models – Shifting to anything-as-a-service (XaaS) model involves the development of new services as well as the capabilities to price, sell, deliver, and bill for a broad range of services through subscription, pay-for-use, or other approaches.
  • Digital transformation – Modernizing and transforming organizations’ technology architectures, applications, and infrastructures allows them to establish seamless technology integration and adopt advanced digital capabilities, such as generative AI and augmented reality (AR)/virtual reality (VR)/mixed reality (MR).
  • Installation excellence – Optimizing capabilities to install/implement technology solutions that can improve value to the customer while increasing service attach rate for digital services and customer lifetime value.
  • Intelligent analytics – Industrial manufacturers are utilizing intelligent analytics to optimize pricing, sales, quoting, service planning, and service execution.

KPMG insights and perspectives

There may be similarities between different industries, but each has its own unique set of challenges to solve. That's why KPMG firms have a strategic vision for the future of each sector. Our insights reveal what this could mean for you.