Gartner Research

Manufacturing Operations Strategy and Performance Primer for 2019

Published: 05 February 2019

ID: G00375752

Analyst(s): Kamala Raman , Michael Dominy , Sam New , Rick Franzosa , Simon Jacobson


Gartner’s 2019 research will help supply chain leaders responsible for manufacturing operations strategy, leadership and governance to balance their digital objectives with existing cost and quality goals.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What are the impacts of emerging trends and innovations for digitizing manufacturing operations?
    • How should we develop and implement a manufacturing operations strategy and improve operations maturity and support the goals of the end to end supply chain?
    • When and how do I best leverage external manufacturing partners to support business outcomes?
    • How can my organization take advantage of technologies for manufacturing operations?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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