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This IDC Manufacturing Insights perspective provides a quarterly update of the developments in manufacturing operations management practices, business achievements, and IT and factory automation implementation. The report includes:
- Lean Operations Index update. Business results from the IDC Manufacturing Insights Global Performance Index (GPI) for manufacturers having more mature continuous improvement programs.
- Research summary. Summary of latest research and data from IDC Manufacturing Insights Operations Technology research. This quarter, we highlight the emerging role of IT in support of lean initiatives.
- News update. An update of significant market developments including new operations technology product releases, recent plant floor IT and factory automation contracts signoffs, and the most relevant manufacturing operations industry news (such as new plant openings, plant upgrades, and divesting).
Consumer packaged goods and retail, Discrete manufacturing, Energy, Manufacturing, Manufacturing life-cycles, Manufacturing operations technology strategies, Manufacturing strategies, Process manufacturing