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Hype Cycle for Process Manufacturing and PLM, 2014

Published: 15 July 2014

ID: G00263399

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


This Hype Cycle reflects process manufacturers' needs to enable agility in product innovation, design, delivery and service in a scalable way across global markets. Cloud technologies, advanced analytics and newer capabilities, such as product innovation platforms, are making an impact.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
    • The 2014 Hype Cycle for Process Manufacturing and PLM
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Product Innovation Platforms
    • Supply-Chain-Enabled PLM
    • Enterprise Laboratory Informatics
  • At the Peak
    • SaaS-LIMS
    • Cloud Computing in Manufacturing Operations
    • IT/OT Convergence in Manufacturing
    • Pharma PLM
    • Cloud-Based PLM Applications
    • Innovation Management Technology for Product Development
    • Model-Based Manufacturing
    • MPM Frameworks
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Operational Technology Security
    • Operations Intelligence
    • Asset Performance Management
    • Product Cost Management
    • Scientific Text Analytics and Annotators
    • Mobility in Manufacturing Operations
    • Supplier Quality Management Applications
    • SOA in Manufacturing Operations
    • Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence
    • ISA-95 Integration Standards
    • PLM-Centric Idea Management
    • Real-Time SPC Applications
    • Electronic Laboratory Notebook
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Health and Safety Applications
    • Operational Risk Management
    • Product Safety and Compliance
    • Advanced Process Control
    • Product Portfolio and Program Management
    • Quality Process Management Applications
    • Customer Needs Management
    • Industrial Energy Management
    • Label and Artwork Management
    • R&D Analytics
    • MES Applications
    • PLM for Packaged Food, Beverages and Personal Care Products
    • Formula/Recipe Management
    • Value-Chain-Centric PDM
    • Environmental Monitoring and Control
    • Plant Engineering and Design
    • LIMS
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Enterprise Asset Management
    • Process Data Historians
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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