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IDC MaturityScape: Information Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

IDC MaturityScape: Information Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

This IDC study describes the IDC MaturityScape for information digital transformation in manufacturing, a framework for identifying the stages, critical measures, outcomes, and actions required for IT organizations to effectively evolve to information transformation as a critical enabler of the digital transformation of their enterprise.This study serves as a guide for business and technology executives to identify areas in need of enhancement in support of digital transformation in five key dimensions of information transformation:Data discoveryValue developmentValue realizationKnowledge and collaborationInformation architectureThe IDC MaturityScape for information digital transformation enables an organization to assess its competency and maturity and use a baseline in defining short- and long-term goals and plans for improvements. It also enables executives to prioritize and obtain guidance in leveraging and managing their fastest-growing asset: the information asset. With this document, an organization can use a comprehensive set of objective criteria to benchmark its maturity against an industry benchmark — in the quest to achieve facts-based and data-driven decision making and derive desired outcomes based on business-oriented organizational goals."Manufacturers are investing in some of the tools they will need to leverage information and knowledge as critical business assets. But to yield the greatest benefits, manufacturers must do more than just invest in tools; they must undergo an information transformation. The IDC MaturityScape for information digital transformation in manufacturing offers senior leaders in the industry a framework to assess their enterprise challenges and create a sound information transformation strategy," says Kimberly Knickle, vice president of IDC Manufacturing Insights IT Priorities & Strategies.


IDC MaturityScape Figure
IDC Opinion
In This Study
Situation Overview
Data, Data, and More Data
The Business Requirements for Data, Information, and Intelligence
The Reality for Manufacturers: Information Criticality
The Rise of the Knowledge Worker
Data-Driven Manufacturing — In Processes and Products
The Future — Data as the Product
Changing Technology
The Business Process Platform
Advanced Analytics — Predictive, Prescriptive, and Cognitive Computing
Stages of IDC's Information Digital Transformation in Manufacturing MaturityScape
Ad Hoc
Description
Business Outcome
Opportunistic
Description
Business Outcome
Repeatable
Description
Business Outcome
Managed
Description
Business Outcome
Optimized
Description
Business Outcome
Dimensions of IDC's Information Digital Transformation in Manufacturing maturityscape
Essential Guidance
Now (0–12 Months)
In the Next Budget Cycle (12–24 Months)
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