Gartner Research

How to Deploy Manufacturing Process Management for Digital Manufacturing

Published: 30 January 2017

ID: G00299622

Analyst(s): Marc Halpern , Rick Franzosa


Manufacturing process management is emerging as a platform to enable digital manufacturing. This research offers supply chain leaders advice on overcoming MPM implementation challenges.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Make the Business Case for MPM by Detailing How Improvements in Manufacturing-Related KPIs Will Impact Business Performance and by Quantifying the Benefits for Stakeholders
  • Create a Phased MPM Implementation by Including Data and Portfolio Rationalization
  • Enable MPM Capabilities Across Partner Boundaries, by Adopting a Standards-Based Approach, to Provide Greater Flexibility and Data Independence When Working With Software Partners
  • Orchestrate Product Content With Manufacturing Process Information by Utilizing MPM

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