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Hype Cycle for Process Manufacturing and PLM, 2013

Published: 31 July 2013

ID: G00252165

Analyst(s): Marc Halpern , Janet Suleski, Simon Jacobson , Leif Eriksen


For sustainable and profitable growth, process manufacturers need to consider the timing and relative magnitude of investments in technology, as illustrated in this Hype Cycle.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • 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
  • At the Peak
    • MPM Frameworks
    • Operational Risk Management in Manufacturing
    • Innovation Management Technology for Product Development
    • Operations Intelligence
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Mobility in Manufacturing Operations
    • Operational Technology Security
    • Asset Performance Management
    • Configure, Price, Quote Application Suites
    • Supplier Quality Management Applications
    • Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence
    • SOA in Manufacturing Operations
    • Electronic Laboratory Notebook
    • ISA-95 Integration Standards
    • Health and Safety Applications
    • PLM-Centric Idea Management
    • Real-Time SPC Applications
    • Customer Needs Management
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Energy Management in Manufacturing
    • Quality Process Management Applications
    • R&D Analytics
    • Environmental Monitoring and Control
    • Label and Artwork Management
    • Product Portfolio and Program Management
    • PLM for Packaged Food, Beverages and Personal Care Products
    • Formula/Recipe Management
    • MES Applications
    • Product Safety and Compliance
    • Factory Scheduling
    • LIMS
    • Plant Engineering and Design
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Process Data Historians
    • Enterprise Asset Management
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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