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Market Insight: Employing IoT Creates Competitive Advantages for Semiconductor Manufacturers

Published: 14 March 2016

ID: G00291889

Analyst(s): Takashi Ogawa


Using IoT in operational technology will create competitive advantages for semiconductor manufacturing companies. Strategic marketing managers should identify and pilot use cases that are relevant for their marketing organization to incorporate the benefits into their business strategies.

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Background and Context

The Impact

  • OT Augmentation Will Accelerate Shift to Fab Operation Based More on Predictive Information and Improves Profitability and Production Efficiency, Which Prevents Loss of Business Opportunity
  • OT Augmentation Will Lead to a New Form of Capital Investment for a Semiconductor Company and Drive Increased ROI for Semiconductor Production Business, Which Creates Price Competitiveness
  • Overall Reform of Supply Chains Will Help Detect Market Fluctuations; the Semiconductor Company That Achieves Reform Can Respond Promptly to Customer Demand


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