AI, ERP, and more: See which technology investments other metals company leaders are making in the wake of COVID-19.
One of the most interesting findings from the 2020 "Crowe Technology in the Metals Industry" survey was that a majority of metals companies planned to maintain their pre-COVID-19 levels of investment in new technology.
Crowe conducted its annual survey of metals industry executives on technology and data trends during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the time since then, we’ve seen many metals companies accelerate their technology investments, not just maintain them.
The reason? After a year of disruption, many metals company leaders are asking themselves, “What can I do to get further ahead of any future disruptions?” In many cases, the answer to that question starts with finding ways to improve the organization’s technology systems and data analytics environment.
Here’s a quick rundown of additional trends identified by the 300-plus metals executives who participated in our metals technology survey.