Manufacturing Operations Strategy and Performance

Measure and monitor to maximize manufacturing’s performance

Balance digital expectations with core competencies

Digital supply chains, Industrie 4.0 and smart manufacturing create new opportunities to flexibly support individualized demand and mass customization at scale. New approaches to operating factories and automating and synchronizing production and supply chain processes spur greater interest, but balancing digital expectations with core competencies is no easy task. Our insights, advice and tools make that task easier.

By 2021, one in 10 warehouse workers in established economies will be replaced by autonomous mobile robots. There is no doubt that deploying innovative technology can improve efficiency and customer service, and can help raise maturity and transform supply chains.

C. Dwight Klappich

Vice President, Gartner Research & Advisory

How we address your top challenges

In evolving your manufacturing strategy, you’re challenged to orchestrate globally and execute locally. This requires increasing your visibility into operational performance through data; broadening performance measures beyond cost-cutting and incremental improvements; and creating a compatible culture, organization and digital environment.

Build your digital strategy

Whether you’re trying to modernize your supply chain operations or enable a digital transformation, we can help you develop a deep mastery of technology and acumen in process improvement that will put you in the driver’s seat and give you an essential edge.

Benchmark and assess maturity

Knowing exactly where your supply chain stands positions you to take thoughtful steps toward improvement. Benchmarking lets you compare your metrics against those of your peers, so you understand where you are and where you want to be.

Network with experienced peers

Be certain you’re executing against the right plan, in the most efficient way. Case studies from our expansive peer network let you validate your strategies against those of organizations inside and outside your industry.

A New Era: Converging the Physical and Digital Supply Chains

The  lines between the physical and digital worlds are becoming increasingly blurred. Traditional markets are being redefined, customer expectations are constantly evolving and the very way daily tasks  are conducted are being rapidly transformed. Supply chains must now focus on effectively converging their foundational capabilities, with new and emerging digital strategies in order to not only compete, but also prosper and grow in this bold new era.

Gartner is a trusted advisor and an objective resource for more than 15,000 organizations in 100+ countries.

Gartner is a trusted advisor and an objective resource for more than 15,600 organizations in 100+ countries.

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