Reducing Operational Risk Through Smart Manufacturing

A global medical device organization was looking to reduce operational risk and wastage by investing in select smart factory technology. With support from Gartner, the client was able to create a smart manufacturing strategy that quickly received approval from the leadership, select the right technology vendor and ultimately launch 13 key pilots within a short timeframe. 

Most critical priority

The client was looking to reduce operational risk and wastage by investing in select smart manufacturing capabilities.

How Gartner helped

The client used:
 
  • Gartner best practice research, tools and benchmarks to gauge the maturity of their manufacturing function and where they stood compared to competitors.
  • Gartner experts and peer connections provided insights that helped the client make the case for smart manufacturing investments to their leadership. 

Business impact

With support from Gartner for Supply Chain, the client:

  • Helped save time and effort in creating a smart manufacturing strategy & roadmap from scratch.
  • Gained stakeholder buy-in, budget approval and support in selecting the right technology vendor.
  • Launched 13 key pilots in a short period of time putting them ahead of schedule in their manufacturing strategy

Industry:
Life Sciences/Medical Device

Revenue:
$17 Billion

Employees:
70,000

Achieve your most critical priorities with Gartner for Supply Chain Leaders

Related success stories

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

Learn more about how we can help you achieve your most critical priorities.