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Nov 2016 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US41837317

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Manufacturing 2017 Predictions

Table of Contents

IDC FutureScape Figure

Figure: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Manufacturing 2017 Top 10 Predictions

Executive Summary

IDC FutureScape Predictions

Summary of External Drivers

Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers

Prediction 1: By 2018, Only 30% of Manufacturers Investing in Digital Transformation Will Be Able to Maximize the Outcome; the Rest Are Held Back by Outdated Business Models and Technology

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Prediction 2: By 2019, 75% of Large Manufacturers Will Update Their Operations and Operating Models with IoT and Analytics-Based Situational Awareness to Mitigate Risk and Speed Time to Market

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Prediction 3: By 2018, 60% of Large Manufacturers Will Bring in New Revenue from Information-Based Products and Services, While Embedded Intelligence Will Drive the Highest Profitability Levels

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Prediction 4: By 2020, Manufacturers Will Capture 20% More Aftermarket Revenue by Using Product and Service Quality Measures to Enhance Customer Experiences

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Prediction 5: In 2019, 40% of G2000 Manufacturers Will Use Design Democratization and Collaborative Innovation to Meet Corporate Targets for Revenue from Newly Developed Products and Services

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Prediction 6: By the End of 2020, 50% of Manufacturers Will Derive Business Value from the Integration of Supply Chain, Plant Operations, and Product and Service Life-Cycle Management

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Prediction 7: By 2020, 60% of Plant Floor Workers at G2000 Manufacturers Will Work Alongside Automated Assistance Technologies Such as Robotics, 3D Printing, AI, and AR/VR

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Prediction 8: By 2018, a Proliferation of Connected Information, Instrumentation, and Decision Cloud Ecosystem Networks Will Drive Manufacturers to Redesign Their Security Architectures

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Prediction 9: By 2019, 35% of Large Global Manufacturers with Smart Manufacturing Initiatives Will Integrate IT and OT Systems to Achieve Advantages in Efficiency and Response Time

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Prediction 10: By the End of 2020, 50% of All Manufacturing Supply Chains Will Have the Capability, Either In-House or Outsourced, to Enable Direct-to-Consumption Shipments and Home Delivery

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Advice for Technology Buyers

External Drivers: Detail

Everything, Everywhere: The Rise of Computer-Based Intelligence

DX Delta: Industry Leaders Widen Performance Gap

Shifting Economics: Data as Digital Capital

Talent Crunch: Global Demand for Digital Workers

Platform Economy: The Ecosystem Battle for Scale

Connected Conflict: Convergence of Technology and Privacy

Materialization: Revolutionizing Industrial and Commercial Processes

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