Industry-specific benchmarking reports built on years of in-depth industry data, collected using our innovative diagnostic programs. We aggregate the data across hundreds of IT departments in your industry to give you tailored vertical insights, all packaged in professional boardroom-ready reports.
Manufacturing Reference Architecture
Reference architectures built on years of industry expertise, honed by analysts working with real IT professionals in your industry. Leverage industry best practices so you don’t waste time and money reinventing the wheel.
November 21, 2019
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.
September 20, 2019
The promise of the internet of things (IoT) connecting thousands of devices and producing a great deal of information that potentially would change the way the manufacturing industry works is not new. However, those promises have not materialized, at least not at the speed that was originally anticipated. In this note we’ll explore the reasons why the explosion has not occurred and what areas of your organization need consideration if you are planning to deploy it.
Establishing a Balanced Scorecard for IT Performance in the Manufacturing Industry Is an Important Complement to IT Strategy
August 2, 2019
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.
July 17, 2019
The internet of things (IoT) allows many devices that traditionally operated in standalone mode to be connected, blurring the lines between operational technology (OT) and traditional information technology (IT). This note targets CIOs and IT Leaders that are considering integrating IT and OT operations, and provides a view on possible approaches to attain full integration.
Problematic IT Processes for Food Manufacturing: Data Quality, Business Intelligence & Reporting, and Managing Service Catalog
May 13, 2019
Info-Tech’s IT Management & Governance Diagnostic provides industry-level insights on the challenges of IT departments. We use a concept known as Service Gap to compare the rated importance of a particular IT process with its effectiveness. Use this data to review the existing IT strategy. Ensure that it includes initiatives that adequately address these shortcomings.