Table of Contents IDC Manufacturing Insights Opinion
In This Study Situation Overview Cloud Computing DefinedEssential CharacteristicsService ModelsDeployment ModelsThe Approach Future Outlook Essential Guidance Actions to ConsiderEstablish a Working Definition of Cloud ComputingDescribe How the Characteristics of Cloud Will Enable Greater IT ProductivityDevelop a Set of Recommendations for Evaluating Deployment ModelsCreate an Architectural Position for Each of the Service ModelsSet Guidelines for How Cloud Services Will Be AdministeredSet Goals and Future Reporting MechanismsLearn More Related ResearchSynopsisTable: Cloud Computing Adoption by Value Chain Segment (% of Respondents) Figure: Cloud Computing Adoption by Total Manufacturing Industry
Business Strategy: Developing a Cloud Computing Point of View for Your Organization
This IDC Manufacturing Insights report looks at cloud computing deployment in the manufacturing industry.
Bob Parker, group VP of Research, said, "Cloud computing should be at the core of long-term IT strategies in manufacturing. The potential for improving productivity and delivering business value is tremendous."