Gartner Research

Manufacturing Operations Strategy and Performance Primer for 2018

Published: 01 February 2018

ID: G00344065

Analyst(s): Rick Franzosa , Sam New , Greg Aimi , Simon Jacobson


Gartner's 2018 research will help supply chain leaders responsible for manufacturing operations with strategy, leadership and governance to balance digital objectives with existing cost and quality goals.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can our organization take advantage of future trends and innovations when digitizing manufacturing operations?
    • How should we develop and implement a manufacturing operations strategy and improve operations maturity?
    • When and how do I best leverage external manufacturing partners to support business outcomes?
    • How can supply chain leaders responsible for manufacturing operations maximize technology to manage and improve operational foundations?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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