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With Info-Tech's Industry Roundtables & Benchmarking, you will never again wonder "what are my peers doing?", "how do I compare?", or "what should I be doing?".

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Business-Aligned IT Strategy

Understand the capabilities and focus areas required to meet your industry’s needs and enable value creation.

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Top Industry
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Identify resource, process, and environmental trends impacting your industry. Implement strategies to mitigate specific risks and take advantage of all relevant opportunities.

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Reveal the true state of your IT services, processes, spend, and staffing levels to align your priorities and resources.

Benefit from peer data to get a reference point for how well you stack up.

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Core Industry Technologies & Software Selection

Arm yourself with everything you need to provide the right solutions to meet the needs of your business stakeholders.

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Business-Aligned IT Strategy


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Automotive Manufacturing Business-Aligned IT Strategy

  • Learn about the ecosystem factors that are impacting the Automotive industry and how your IT team is set from a PESTLE and SWOT perspective, with expert insights and takeaways to update your IT strategy.
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Automotive Manufacturing IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook

  • With input from our research and analysts and your peers, identify new or updated initiatives for your IT strategy and document them in the IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook.
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Automotive Manufacturing Industry Impacts on IT Strategy: Senior Management Presentation Template

  • Use the Automotive Manufacturing Industry Impacts on IT Strategy: Senior Management Presentation Template to share the key findings of the business-aligned analysis with your organization's leadership team.

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Automotive Manufacturing Skills Gap Trend Report

  • The skills gap in automotive manufacturing is growing. Required skill sets are evolving along with technological innovation.
  • Employers need skilled workers who can learn and adapt with technology. Learn about how skill gap affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Automotive Manufacturing Supply Chain Trend Report

  • Automotive manufacturing supply chains are global in nature and always evolving. There are advantages in understanding where opportunities exists for both product expansion and efficiencies in supply chain delivery.
  • Learn about how supply chain affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Automotive Manufacturing Digital Transformation Trend Report

  • Technologies supporting and enabling automotive manufacturing are maturing at a rapid pace.
  • The list is long - Industry 4.0, IT/OT convergence, AI, and RPA are just a few examples. These technologies bring opportunities and challenges to automotive manufacturing.
  • Learn about how digital transformation affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.

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Automotive Manufacturing IT Staffing Benchmarking Report

  • Many IT departments are already running lean, struggling to keep pace with never-ending demands from the business.
  • By taking the IT Staffing Assessment Diagnostic and participating in our unique IT Spending benchmarking program, you will gain critical information to understand how you can position your IT team to be more strategic and influential.
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Automotive Manufacturing IT Stakeholder Satisfaction Benchmarking Report

  • If IT is going to change its role in the organization from one of utility provider to that of a constructive business partner or innovator, IT needs to first build trust as a reliable operator. However, in every IT organization, the business’ satisfaction with IT service delivery can be less than stellar.
  • Understand important focus areas to address and gain insights into how your team compares with other Automotive IT organizations.

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Core Industry Technologies & Software Selection


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Automotive Manufacturing Quality Management Software (QMS) Technology Report

  • Automotive quality is an intricate system controlled by well developed processes including ISO-9001, TS 16949. These complex processes require systematic record keeping and tracking including auditability.
  • Learn about what QMS is, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how it can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.
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Automotive Manufacturing Learning Management Software (LMS) Technology Report

  • Automotive manufacturing, like many manufacturing industries, is facing a skills gap. Advancing technologies, an aging workforce, and the perception that blue collar jobs are not desirable all exacerbate this.
  • Learn about what LMS is, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how it can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.
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Automotive Manufacturing Generative Design Technology Report

  • CAD is widely accepted and utilized technology in the automotive manufacturing. Generative design is revolutionizing product design enabling artificial intelligence (AI) to take an active role in designing and optimizing products.
  • Learn about what Generative Design is, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how it can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.

Latest Automotive Notes

Short, tailored research notes aimed at providing you with timely insights, relevant to your industry. Hot off the press, these notes will be published regularly and pair great with your morning coffee.

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Manufacturing – The Essential Ten-Step Guide: Building and Communicating Your CIO Strategy for COVID-19

Date published

April 22, 2020

Author:
  • Roberto Eberhardt

​CIOs in Manufacturing will play a critical role during the COVID-19 crisis. This is an opportunity to shine. Use this plan to help you build and communicate a clear strategy for the next 90 days, allowing you to demonstrate both leadership and technology capability. ​

Manufacturing: Next Steps From the CIO COVID-19 Strategy Webinar

Date published

April 22, 2020

Author:
  • Roberto Eberhardt

The CIO will play a critical role across this crisis, and it is an opportunity to shine. This is a key time for CIOs to demonstrate leadership and technology capability. Manufacturing organizations will look to IT for a clear technology strategy to support recovery efforts and readiness for the next crisis.

Manufacturing: Advice From the COVID-19 Roundtable

Date published

April 9, 2020

Authors:
  • Roberto Eberhardt

  • Gleb Lisikh

On March 24, 2020, Info-Tech’s industry practice hosted a Manufacturing Industry Roundtable with the specific focus of identifying the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having in the industry. This is a summary of the roundtable discussions around three key issues.

Discussion Summary: Info-Tech LIVE Las Vegas Manufacturing Industry Roundtable

Date published

December 19, 2019

Authors:
  • Roberto Eberhardt

  • Jennifer Perrier

Info-Tech’s Industry Roundtable for Manufacturing generated real-life insight about the key issues facing your peers in this particular space and what IT leaders are trying to do to address them related to Industry 4.0. Relate their insights to your own situation, extract the lessons and advice that make sense to you, and take steps to optimize IT in Manufacturing.

Info-Tech’s Virtual Industry Roundtable for Manufacturing: What Your Peers Had to Say

Date published

November 21, 2019

Authors:
  • Roberto Eberhardt

  • Jennifer Perrier

Info-Tech’s Virtual Industry Roundtables for Manufacturing generated real-life insight about the key issues facing your peers in the space and what IT leaders are trying to do to address them. Relate their insights to your own situation, extract the lessons and advice that make sense to you, and take steps to optimize IT in Manufacturing.

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