Is the Maturity Model applicable in Vietnam?

  •  Vu Thi Tuyet Mai    
  •  Nguyen Thi Phuong Thu    


Manufacturing enterprises are currently facing many challenges of industrial revolution 4.0 when beginning to change the production model, working with embedded systems which can collect and transmit specific data. The application of maturity models to the Industry 4.0 may help organizations to address the challenges regarding the concept of Industry 4.0 and the diversification methodology. This research is going to examine the application of a maturity model for assessing Industry 4.0 created by Schumacher et al. (2016). The Maturity model of Schumacher et al. (2016) was built to assess the maturity and to infiltrate of the enterprises manufacturing into the Industry 4.0. The purpose of this paper is examining the applicable of using the Maturity model in evaluating the maturity of industrial enterprises in Vietnam toward industry 4.0. The issues will be addressed in this paper: i) The nature of Industry 4.0 and challenges for the manufacturing enterprises; ii) The Maturity model for manufacturing enterprises towards Industry 4.0; iii) The process of applying Maturity model in assessing the manufacturing enterprise towards Industry 4.0; iv) Some initial recommendations for Vietnamese manufacturing enterprises and v) Conclusion.

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