Hype Cycle for Discrete Manufacturing and PLM, 2013

Archived Published: 31 July 2013 ID: G00252193

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This Hype Cycle reflects discrete manufacturers' needs to efficiently scale product variety at the right prices for global markets. Manufacturers also seek more-accessible value-enhancing applications to deliver the right products to market faster and at lower cost.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • On the Rise
      • Kanban Development
      • Voxel-Based Ecosystems
      • Cloud Computing for Manufacturing Operations
      • IT/OT Convergence in Manufacturing
      • Supply-Chain-Enabled PLM
      • Two-Tier ERP Strategy for Manufacturing Operations
      • Cloud LIMS
      • Model-Based Manufacturing
      • Synchronized Bills of Materials
    • At the Peak
      • MPM Frameworks
      • MRO PLM Functionality
      • Cloud-Based PLM Applications
      • Additive Manufacturing Processes
      • Innovation Management Technology for Product Development
      • Operations Intelligence
      • System Engineering Software
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Product Cost Management
      • Sustainable Design PLM
      • Scientific Text Analytics and Annotators
      • Supplier Quality Management Applications
      • Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence
      • Simulation and Test Data Management
      • SOA in Manufacturing Operations
      • Electronic Laboratory Notebook
      • ISA-95 Integration Standards
      • PLM-Centric Idea Management
      • Real-Time SPC Applications
      • Customer Needs Management
      • Modeling, Simulation and Virtual Prototyping
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Energy Management in Manufacturing
      • Enterprise 3D Printing
      • Quality Process Management Applications
      • R&D Analytics
      • Label and Artwork Management
      • Product Portfolio and Program Management
      • PLM for Apparel, Footwear and Accessories
      • MES Applications
      • Value-Chain-Centric PDM
      • Factory Scheduling
      • PLM-Centric Team Collaboration
      • CAD-Centric Design Data Management
      • Parts and Materials Search and Selection
      • LIMS
      • Plant Engineering and Design
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Process Data Historians
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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