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Best Practices: Asset-Oriented Value Chain 2015–2016 Investment Guide

Best Practices: Asset-Oriented Value Chain 2015–2016 Investment Guide

This IDC Manufacturing Insights report presents IT budget benchmark data and priorities for the asset-oriented value chain (AOVC), those manufacturers that are heavily influenced by the capabilities, capacity, and efficiency of their assets, such as chemicals, pulp and paper, and metals.According to Kimberly Knickle, vice president, IT Priorities and Strategies, "Manufacturers in the asset-oriented value chain must continue optimizing their IT resources and investing in IT to achieve digital transformation. This will allow asset-oriented manufacturers to make forward progress on top management priorities, such as increasing value chain coordination, serving global market trends stemming from emerging markets and population growth, and facilitating compliance and sustainability."


IDC Manufacturing Insights Opinion
In This Study
Situation Overview
Business Needs
Management Priorities
Digital Transformation as a Lever to Increase Productivity, Reduce Cost, and Connect the Value Chain
Population Growth, Urbanization, and Emerging Markets
Environmental Compliance, Health, Safety, and Sustainability
Baseline Data
Key Initiatives
The Best Practices
Future Outlook
Essential Guidance
Actions to Consider
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