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An End User Perspective on Navigating Digital Transformation in Manufacturing, Global, 2017

An End User Perspective on Navigating Digital Transformation in Manufacturing, Global, 2017

The overall research objective is to measure the current use and future decision making behavior toward information technology (IT) in Manufacturing, specifically: Enterprise Mobility Management, eCommerce/mCommerce, Unified Communications & Collaboration (UCC), Infrastructure and Data Centers, Big Data and Analytics’ Omnichannel Marketing, Customer Experience Management, Cyber Security, Internet of Things, Enterprise Content and Business Processes Management, Fintech, and API/CPaaS (Application Programming Interface/Communications Platforms as a Service) Strategy.

Frost & Sullivan aims to:
• Understand the IT-related challenges organizations face today
• Monitor the status of digital transformation including newer solutions such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR), and mCommerce
• Assess the current and future use of business communications technologies
• Evaluate factors that drive investments in communications technologies
• Gauge IT and communications trends
• Appraise available IT budgets


  • Research Objectives and Methods
    • Research Objectives
    • Survey Methodology
    • Navigating Digital Transformation-Respondent IT Decision Maker Profile, Manufacturing, Global, 2017
  • Summary of Key Findings
  • Perceptions of IT Solutions
    • Navigating Digital Transformation-IT & Communications Investments Today, Manufacturing, Global, 2017
    • Navigating Digital Transformation-Top Challenges for IT, Manufacturing, Global, 2017
    • Navigating Digital Transformation-Top Drivers for IT Investment Over Next 2 Years, Manufacturing, Global, 2017 to 2019
    • Navigating Digital Transformation-Top Technologies to Impact Revenue Growth, Manufacturing, Global, 2017
    • Navigating Digital Transformation-Top Technologies to Impact Cost Reduction Efforts, Manufacturing, Global, 2017
    • Navigating Digital Transformation-Top Security Concerns Regarding IT, Manufacturing, Global, 2017
  • Digital Transformation-Technology Trends
    • Navigating Digital Transformation-IoT Stage of Deployments, Manufacturing, Global, 2017
    • Navigating Digital Transformation-Top Benefits of IoT Investments, Manufacturing, Global, 2017
    • Navigating Digital Transformation-Top Concerns Around IoT Investments, Manufacturing, Global, 2017
    • Navigating Digital Transformation-Benefits of Cloud for IT and Communications Solutions, Manufacturing, Global, 2017
    • Navigating Digital Transformation-Percent of Mobile Devices Used for Job Functions, Manufacturing, Global, 2017
    • Navigating Digital Transformation-Benefits of Social Media, Manufacturing, Global, 2017
  • Digital Transformation-IT Budgets and Plans for Investments
    • Navigating Digital Transformation-Budget Change Expectations, Manufacturing, Global, 2018
    • Navigating Digital Transformation-Plans for Investment Over Next Two Years, Manufacturing, Global, 2017 to 2019
    • Navigating Digital Transformation-Critical Investments for Digital Transformation Over next Five Years, Manufacturing, Global, 2017 to 2022
  • Digital Transformation-Strategic Imperatives
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-Three Big Predictions

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