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Jan 2017 - IDC Presentation - Doc # AP40535116

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Manufacturing 2017 Predictions — APEJ Implications

By: Christopher HolmesManaging Director - IDC Insights Asia Pacific, Jing Bing ZhangResearch Director, IDC Worldwide Robotics, Sampath Kumar VenkataswamyResearch Manager, Yves Wang

On-line Presentation


This report provides an Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) contextualization of the IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Manufacturing 2017 Predictions (IDC Manufacturing Insights #US41837317, November 2016). Each prediction (and its APEJ implication) is presented based on the timeline to mainstream, cost/complexity to implement, and the level of organizational impact. The drivers influencing investment in worldwide manufacturing IT are global in nature and also relevant to APEJ.

According to IDC Manufacturing Insights, exploiting new markets and customer segments, reducing operational costs, and accelerating product innovation are the top 3 priorities for the APEJ manufacturing community.


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