Hype Cycle for Manufacturing Product Life Cycle and Operations Management, 2012


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Overcoming manufacturers' challenges to achieving growth, being profitable and meeting performance targets influences product life cycle management and manufacturing operations software trends, reflected by this Hype Cycle.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • On the Rise
      • Cloud Computing for Manufacturing Operations
      • Two-Tier ERP Strategy for Manufacturing Operations
      • IT/OT Convergence in Manufacturing
      • Operational Risk Management in Manufacturing
      • Synchronized Bills of Materials
    • At the Peak
      • Cloud-Based PLM Applications
      • Manufacturing Process Management Framework
      • MRO PLM Functionality
      • Innovation Management Technology for Product Development
      • SOA in Manufacturing
      • Operations Intelligence
      • Mobility in Manufacturing Operations
      • System Engineering Software
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Product Cost Management
      • Modeling, Simulation and Virtual Prototyping
      • Asset Performance Management
      • Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence
      • Sustainable Design PLM
      • Virtual Factories
      • Supplier Quality Management Applications
      • Electronic Laboratory Notebook
      • Manufacturing Process Validation
      • ISA-95 Integration Standards
      • Customer Needs Management
      • Energy Management in Manufacturing
      • Health and Safety Applications
      • Statistical Process Control Applications
      • Simulation and Test Data Management
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Environmental Monitoring and Control
      • Quality Process Management Applications
      • Product Portfolio and Program Management
      • QM LIMS
      • Product Safety and Compliance
      • Parts and Materials Search and Selection
      • Value-Chain-Centric PDM
      • Factory Scheduling
      • PLM-Centric Team Collaboration
      • CAD-Centric Design Data Management
      • MES Applications
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Process Data Historians
      • Enterprise Asset Management
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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