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Apply the Gartner Maturity Model to Evolve Manufacturing Excellence

Published: 02 August 2013

ID: G00254042

Analyst(s): Simon Jacobson , Leif Eriksen


The Gartner Maturity Model for Manufacturing Excellence is a tool for gauging the health and direction of manufacturing operations. Manufacturing and supply chain leaders can use it to create the manufacturing vision, describe the business case for change and track improvements.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Why Manufacturing Needs to Evolve
    • Recommendations
  • How to Guide Manufacturing Improvement With Gartner's Maturity Model
    • Recommendations
  • How to Determine Your Stage Based on Different Dimensions of Maturity
    • Stage 1: Autonomous Sites
    • Stage 2: Functional Excellence
    • Stage 3: Integrated Manufacturing Capabilities
    • Stage 4: Demand-Driven Manufacturing
    • Stage 5: Virtual Manufacturing
    • Recommendations
  • How to Develop a Plan to Move From One Stage to the Next
    • The Move From Stage 1 to Stage 2
    • The Move From Stage 2 to Stage 3
    • The Move From Stage 3 to Stage 4
    • The Move From Stage 4 to Stage 5
    • Recommendations
  • What to Focus on, Depending on the Stage of Maturity
    • Recommendations

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