Asset intensive industries are looking at becoming more resilient and market driven. As IT and operations technology (OT) converge, companies will focus on using digital capabilities to build a resilient organization through instrumentation, infrastructure, integration, and insight. IT/OT convergence is pivotal for companies to be able to anticipate the expectations and demand of final customers.
This IDC intelligent service is addressing this need for change looking at the role of integrated IT and OT as an enabler of the transformation. This service has a special focus on addressing the opportunities for asset intensive industries, such as manufacturing, power & utilities, oil & gas, life science and healthcare.
The service will provide actionable market insights for European organizations that will enable the creation or the reassessment of operational strategies. It analyzes the end-user approach to the deployment of the integration of IT/OT in their organizations, especially focusing on processes, organization setup, technology setup and cyber security. The service will also analyze the implications for technology suppliers to help devise go-to-market and road map strategies, expand their expertise to OT buyers and support IT buyers in their journey. The service also provides up-to-date technology trends and insights relevant in the journey to the future of operations.