7th Annual State of Smart Manufacturing

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Fostering Operational Excellence Through Process Automation

Attain Near-Perfect Levels of Predictability, Reliability, Quality, and Efficiency

Manufacturers hoping to compete are finding they can no longer get ahead with manual or paper-based processes because real-time data analysis is a prerequisite to reaping the types of benefits they desire. In fact, analyst research proves that leading manufacturers are 67% more likely to have real-time visibility into operational performance.

That means what was once impossible – being empowered by the right data at the right time to make quick and confident decisions – is now an achievable goal. By gathering and analyzing critical information, manufacturers increase visibility and enable process automation that lowers the risk of errors and proactively identifies issues before they become debilitating.

In this IDC Analyst Brief, you’ll discover:

  • 7 of the most significant operational challenges manufacturers are addressing
  • Additional improvements that digital investment brought them
  • Why process automation is a telltale sign of success

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