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Hype Cycle for Leaders of Manufacturing Strategies, 2013

Published: 25 November 2013

ID: G00252805

Analyst(s): Simon Jacobson


This Hype Cycle offers a snapshot of the relative maturity of core concepts, technologies and management disciplines to help manufacturing leaders get their strategies and timing right.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
    • What Is a Hype Cycle?
    • The 2013 Hype Cycle for Manufacturing Leaders
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • Augmented-Human Staffing
    • Talent Science
    • IT/OT Convergence and Alignment
    • Synchronized BOMs
  • At the Peak
    • Cloud Computing
    • Supply Chain Execution Convergence
    • Internet of Things
    • Operational Risk Management
    • Additive Manufacturing Processes
    • Operations Intelligence
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
    • Supply Planning
    • Mobile Technology
    • Asset Performance Management
    • Sustainable Production
    • Digital Manufacturing
    • Manufacturing Segmentation
    • Traceability and Provenance
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Lean Manufacturing
    • Supplier Quality
    • Outsourced Manufacturing
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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