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Manufacturing Digital Services 2022–2023 RadarView™
The Manufacturing Digital Services 2022–2023 RadarView™ can help enterprises craft a robust strategy based on industry outlook, best practices, and digital transformation. The report can also aid them in identifying the right partners and service providers to accelerate their digital transformation. The 92-page report also highlights top market trends in the manufacturing digital services space and Avasant’s viewpoint.
Transforming Manufacturing Operations Through Digitization
Manufacturers are under pressure to meet growing customer expectations despite increased production costs, a shortage of skilled workers, and the need to make new investments for Industry 4.0. To alleviate this pressure, they are investing in digital technologies to cut costs, shorten development cycles, reduce human dependency, mitigate risks from supply chain disruptions, and move toward sustainability. They are also working to diversify their business models and increase profitability. As this requires a strong integration of domain and technological expertise, manufacturers are collaborating with service providers for digital transformation. These emerging trends are covered in Avasant’s Manufacturing Digital Services 2022–2023 RadarView™.
Life Sciences Digital Services 2022–2023 RadarView™
The Life Sciences Digital Services 2022–2023 RadarView™ can help enterprises craft a robust strategy based on industry outlook, best practices, and digital transformation. The report can also aid in identifying the right partners and service providers to accelerate digital adoption. The 93-page report also identifies key service providers and system integrators that can help enterprises in their digital transformation journeys.
Avasant Digital Forum: Re-imagining Manufacturing through Digital Technologies
The pandemic had a significant impact on the manufacturing sector. It disrupted supply chains, shrunk demand for high-value goods – such as primary metals, industrial machinery, and automobiles – and labor shortages completely “manu-fractured” an already-struggling sector.
Discrete Manufacturers Lead Rise in IT Capital Spending
Irvine, Calif.—Discrete manufacturing is one of the bright spots for capital spending on IT goods and services, according to the IT Spending and Staffing Benchmarks 2011/2012 study by Computer Economics. The study found that discrete manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada are increasing IT capital budgets by 12.5% this year, the highest of any sector in the study.
IT Spending and Staffing 2008/2009: Chapter 11, Discrete Manufacturing Sector Benchmarks
Chapter 11 provides benchmarks for discrete manufacturing organizations across all organizational sizes. Discrete manufacturers are defined as those where the production process adds value by fabricating or assembling individual (discrete) units of production. Respondents in this sector include manufacturers of tools, machines, auto parts, medical devices, industrial components, instrumentation, clothing, and other types of discrete products. The benchmarks provided in this chapter are the same as those in Chapter 2 (Composite Benchmarks). (63 pp., 41 figs.)[Full Report Description]
IT Spending and Staffing 2008/2009: Chapter 12, Process Manufacturing Sector Benchmarks
Chapter 12 provides benchmarks for process manufacturing organizations across all organizational sizes. Process manufacturers are defined as those whose production processes add value by mixing, separating, forming, or chemical reaction. Respondents in this sector include manufacturers of chemicals, metals, plastics, cosmetics, semiconductors, building materials, floorings, and similar products. It also includes makers of pharmaceuticals and food products. The benchmarks provided in this chapter are the same as those in Chapter 2 (Composite Benchmarks). (63 pp., 41 figs.)[Full Report Description]
Online HR Management in Manufacturing Firms (December 2002)
Online HR management support is increasing steadily in manufacturing firms.
IT Security in Manufacturing Firms
This article provides key findings for the manufacturing industry from our 2002 report, IT Security, Perceptions, Awareness, and Practices. Acces to the full report is also provided.
B2B Online Usage by Manufacturing Companies (November 2002)
Only 10 percent of the manufacturing plants surveyed were making online payments to vendors in 2000. However about 30 percent plan to be conducting business in this manner by year-end 2002.