Gartner Research

Insufficiently Defined Business Cases and Application Strategies Are Holding Back the Value of MES

Published: 17 March 2014

ID: G00255760

Analyst(s): Simon Jacobson , Michael Dornan


Respondents to Gartner's annual MES survey report achieving, on average, 60% of their intended benefits from their MES investments. Business and IT leaders should use this research to understand the connection between kinds of business cases and outcomes of MES.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Hazy Business Cases, Unclear Expectations of Costs and Blurred ROI Targets Remain the Lead Obstacles to Success With MES
    • Insight
    • Take-Away
  • Too Often, Business Cases Are Used to Obtain Project Funding, but Not to Ensure That the Expected Benefits Are Realized
    • Insight
    • Take-Away
  • Fifty-Eight Percent of Companies Are Using Formal Approaches to Manufacturing Application Strategy
    • Insight
    • Take-Away
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

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