Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

Develop digital capabilities to gain an edge in the hypercompetitive market.

Disruption is driving digital transformation in the manufacturing industry

Increasing competition in the manufacturing industry puts pressure on organizations to reduce costs, improve customer experience and increase profitability. Organizations armed with digital forces are disrupting business models with new value propositions. This disruption causes a challenge for manufacturing organizations but is also a chance to adopt digital themselves.

36% of heavy manufacturing CIOs whose enterprise had recently experienced some type of disruption said that operating cost competitiveness had fallen behind

As a CIO, the CEO and the board expect me not only to fix the Wi-Fi.... They also expect me to put the right priorities on the right strategies.... And personally, I get insights from Gartner that help me to manage and lead these discussions.

Rene Deist

CIO, Faurecia

Manufacturing CIOs must leverage new digital technologies

Advanced manufacturing companies are implementing new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), data and analytics to drive growth and profitability. To ensure success, CIOs must go beyond the hype of new technologies and develop future-ready strategies to manage change and capitalize on opportunities.

36% of manufacturing enterprises realize above-average business value from IT spending in digitalization at a reasonable cost when compared with peers.

Digital transformation insights you can use

Gartner insights, tools and advice help manufacturing CIOs drive digital business initiatives to steer through the industry changes and achieve success.

Transition to Digital Manufacturing

Transformative digital strategies involve adopting Industries 4.0 paradigm; however, manufacturers struggle to scale change. Use this research as a guide in your effort to transform and innovate your business.

Optimize Manufacturing IT Operations

To achieve the full benefits of digitalization efforts, manufacturing CIOs must optimize and modernize IT practices and portfolios. Use this research to learn the best practices, case studies and roadmaps to leverage and scale the technology portfolio

Manufacturing AI Simplified: Introduce, Engage, Ideate

This complimentary webinar offers simple, nontechnical approaches to introduce artificial intelligence (AI) to your manufacturing organization with relatable use cases to stimulate thinking of ideas where AI can influence efficiency and reduce waste.

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The IT Roadmap for Digital Business Transformation

Most CIOs have a common question - What is the best way to scope, scale, and lead the digital transformation that can deliver financial results?

Download our roadmap to discover the best practices successful CIOs and IT leaders follow to drive effective digital business transformation initiatives.

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Client Success Story

Fueling digital transformation to gain competitive advantage

Rene Deist, CIO and CDO, Faurecia, shares how Gartner helped the company create an effective digital transformation strategy to differentiate its services and gain competitive advantage.

Gartner is a trusted advisor and an objective resource for more than 14,000 enterprises in 100+ countries.

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