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Understanding the Five Stages of Gartner's Maturity Model for Manufacturing Excellence

Published: 26 August 2016

ID: G00294757

Analyst(s): Simon Jacobson


The five-stage maturity model for manufacturing excellence will help supply chain and manufacturing strategy leaders assess their organization's current capabilities, articulate a plan for change and support the development of a future-state vision for manufacturing operations within supply chain.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • A Maturity Model Is Necessary to Manage a Constant Transition
  • Stages of Maturity for Manufacturing Excellence
    • Stage 1 — Stand-Alone Manufacturing
    • Stage 2 — Site Excellence
    • Stage 3 — Integrated Manufacturing Network
    • Stage 4 — Outcome-Driven Manufacturing
    • Stage 5 — Solution-Driven Manufacturing

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