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Industry Insights Designed to Help You Lead Digital Transformation

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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  • Industry-Specific Research
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  • Industry Trends
  • Top Technologies

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Industry Roundtable Events

The Industry Roundtable Events are sessions hosted each month for 8 to 15 industry peers to discuss the most pressing topics impacting IT departments in their industry and share their experiences. Each session is facilitated by an industry analyst and supported by our tailored research.

Click an experience track to learn more about the research, Roundtables, and action plan for each topic.

Deep Insights Tailored to Your Industry

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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
Trends

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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Industry
Benchmarking

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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Durable Goods Manufacturing Industry Impacts on IT Strategy: Senior Management Presentation Template

Once you’ve completed the IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook, it’s time to pull it all together and share with your organization’s leadership team.

Use the Durable Goods Manufacturing Industry Impacts on IT Strategy: Senior Management Presentation Template to highlight the key findings from the business-aligned analysis you’ve done.

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Durable Goods Manufacturing IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook

  • With input from our research and analysts and your peers, identify new or updated initiatives for your IT strategy.
  • Working with our team, update your IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook.
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Durable Goods Manufacturing Business-Aligned IT Strategy

  • Learn about the ecosystem factors that are impacting hospitals and the inherent opportunities and risks.
  • Assess how your team is positioned from a PESTLE and SWOT perspective, with expert insights to help you update your IT strategy.

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Top Industry Trends


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Durable Goods Manufacturing Attracting and Retaining Talent Report

  • Organizations are trying to become more agile and introduce new technology, but in many cases there is a need to retrain personnel or attract a different type of talent that is often hard to find.
  • Learn about attracting and retaining talent and how it affects both your organization as a whole and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities.
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Durable Goods Manufacturing IT/OT Convergence Report

  • IT/OT convergence will bring new levels of connectivity to the manufacturing shop floor, creating great opportunities for remote monitoring, predictive maintenance, and vendor support.
  • Yet obstacles exist for Durable Goods Manufacturing CIOs, who are often not seen as innovators by operations staff. Learn how to overcome this issue and set the course for IT/OT convergence in your Durable Goods Manufacturing company.
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Durable Goods Manufacturing Industry 4.0 Report

  • Industry 4.0 technology is lowering the entry bar and creating competition in many markets, forcing manufacturers to become more efficient to remain viable. As a leader in Durable Goods Manufacturing IT, your time to become a partner is now.
  • Learn about the Industry 4.0 trend and how it affects both your organization and IT specifically, with expert assistance.

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Industry Benchmarking


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Durable Goods Manufacturing IT Staffing Benchmarking Report

  • Many IT departments are already running lean, struggling to keep pace with never-ending demands from the business. IT staffing is stretched thin.
  • By taking the IT Staffing Assessment diagnostic and participating in our unique IT Spend benchmarking, you will gain critical information to position your team to be seen as strategic.
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Durable Goods Manufacturing IT Stakeholder Satisfaction Benchmarking Report

  • IT leadership needs to understand where their clients are unsatisfied with the quality of service they are receiving from IT.
  • IT and OT departments need to develop closer governance models and share knowledge to leverage the benefits of many of the new technologies emerging in the sector.
  • Understand important focus areas to address and insights into how your team compares with other Durable Goods Manufacturing IT organizations.

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Core Industry Technologies & Software Selection


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Durable Goods Manufacturing IoT Platforms Report

  • IoT technology is adding a new level of visibility, traceability, and utilization of goods and machines in the manufacturing process.
  • By providing real-time utilization information, organizations can react quickly to address capacity issues, reduce machine downtime by anticipating failure before it happens, and improve the overall quality of the product.
  • Gain insights into IoT technology and how CIOs are playing a larger role in its evolving implementation.
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Durable Goods Manufacturing Autonomous Mobile Robots Report

  • The introduction of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) that can work independently around the clock, achieving a higher degree of quality, is forcing organizations to review and redesign many processes.
  • Robots are working side by side with humans to help eliminate errors and improve product quality.
  • Learn about AMRs and how they affect both your organization as a whole and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities.
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Durable Goods Manufacturing Additive Manufacturing Report

  • Additive manufacturing technology, using 3D printing, allows simpler and faster model creation during the prototyping process and with IoT will redefine the supply chain process.
  • 3D printing has the potential to revolutionize the industry by adding degrees of personalization and flexibility. Learn about this technology and how Durable Manufacturing CIOs are starting to play a key role in its implementation.

Latest Durable Goods 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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“Man is born free, and everywhere he is in (supply) chains”: The logistics blockchain

Date published

October 19, 2021

Author:
  • Jeremy Roberts

Retailers and international shippers are already using blockchain technology to track their supply chains. In using a decentralized network to verify digital transactions, shippers can be reasonably sure that the products they deliver to customers are what they say they are, and that they can trace issues (like spoilage) right back to their sources very quickly.

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:
  • Jennifer Perrier

  • Roberto Eberhardt

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:
  • Jennifer Perrier

  • Roberto Eberhardt

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.

Establishing a Balanced Scorecard for IT Performance in the Manufacturing Industry Is an Important Complement to IT Strategy

Date published

October 23, 2019

Author:
  • Sidney Hodgson

The IT balanced scorecard must go beyond the usual IT metrics. To be most effective, the IT balanced scorecard must demonstrate the value IT provides and reflect corporate strategies and goals.

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