Human Error Is More Common Cause of Unplanned Downtime in Manufacturing Than Any Other Sector

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User error is a more common cause of unplanned downtime in the manufacturing sector than almost any other sector, according to a new Vanson Bourne global study, sponsored by ServiceMax from GE Digital.

Unplanned downtime triggered by user error is 23% compared to as low as 9% in other sectors.

ServiceMax provided the following report highlights:

The new study, “After the Fall: Cost, Causes and Consequences of Unplanned Downtime,” surveyed more than 100 manufacturers globally at the field