This IDC Manufacturing Insights Perspective analyzes the distinguishing characteristics of engineering-oriented manufacturers' supply chains and the implications for IT investments that drive supply chain performance. Our research is based on data from our recent 2012 Supply Chain Survey of U.S. manufacturers, including 100 engineering-oriented manufacturers with more than 1,000 employees. This research enables manufacturers in segments such as automotive, aerospace, industrial machinery, farm/construction equipment, and consumer durables to align business priorities with IT investments.
IDC Manufacturing Insights: IT Priorities and Strategies , IDC Manufacturing Insights: Supply Chain Strategies
Consumer packaged goods and retail, Discrete manufacturing, High tech, electronics manufacturing, Manufacturing, Manufacturing life-cycles, Manufacturing strategies, Manufacturing supply chain, Process manufacturing