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Hype Cycle for Manufacturing Operations Strategy, 2019


To manage disruption while maintaining operational efficiencies, manufacturing operations leaders responsible for strategy and performance must know the maturity and risk of innovative technologies and core competencies. This Hype Cycle will help create roadmaps, align investments and educate peers.

Published: 02 August 2019

ID: G00370043

Analyst(s): Simon Jacobson

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Circular Economy
    • Mobile Factories
    • Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)
    • Connected Worker
  • At the Peak
    • Value-Added Manufacturing Services
    • Digital Thread
    • Autonomous Things — Manufacturing Operations
    • Digital Twin
    • Machine Learning
    • Immersive Experience — Manufacturing Operations
    • Solution-Centric Supply Chains
    • Smart Factory
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Digital Business
    • IT/OT Convergence and Alignment
    • Prescriptive Analytics
    • Supply Chain Convergence
    • MOM Application Suites
    • Predictive Analytics
    • Supply Planning
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Manufacturing Segmentation
    • 3D Printing in Manufacturing Operations
    • Cloud Computing in Manufacturing Operations
    • Internet of Things — Manufacturing Operations
    • Operational Technology Security
    • Industrial Operational Intelligence
    • Asset Performance Management
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Manufacturing Network Design
    • Synchronized BOMs
    • Track and Trace/Serialization
    • Corporate Production Systems
    • Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
    • Supplier Quality
  • Entering the Plateau
    • External Manufacturing
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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