Understanding the 5 Stages of Gartner’s Maturity Model for Manufacturing Operations

Published: 30 October 2018 ID: G00368062


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The five-stage maturity model for manufacturing excellence helps supply chain leaders responsible for manufacturing operations assess their organization’s current capabilities, create a plan for change and support the development of a future-state vision for production’s role within supply chain.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • A Stage-Based Maturity Model Is Necessary to Create a Roadmap to Manage a Constant Transition
    • Stages of Maturity for Manufacturing Excellence
      • Stage 1 — Stand-Alone Manufacturing
      • Stage 2 — Site Excellence
      • Stage 3 — Integrated Manufacturing Network
      • Stage 4 — Outcome-Driven Manufacturing
      • Stage 5 — Solution-Driven Manufacturing
  • Key Consideration for Moving From Stage to Stage
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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