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What Are Industry Benchmarking Roundtables?

Our Industry Roundtables are designed to immerse IT executives in the key issues, trends, and technologies in their industries so they can drive stakeholder value.

Insights &
Best Practices

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  • Reference Architectures & Value Streams
  • Industry Trends
  • Peer & Industry Benchmarking
  • Top Technologies

Peer
Connections

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  • Monthly Executive Collaboration
  • Peer-to-Peer Knowledge Sharing
  • High-Impact Discussion Topics

Boardroom-Level
Deliverables

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  • Custom Deliverables
  • Peer-Validated Initiatives
  • Board-Ready Presentations
  • Custom Next Steps

Deep Insights Tailored to Your Industry

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Deep insights step 1

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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Deep insights step 2

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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Deep insights step 4

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


Strategy Alignment
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Medical Devices Manufacturing Business-Aligned IT Strategy

  • Learn about the ecosystem factors that are impacting the Medical Devices Manufacturing 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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Medical Devices 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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Medical Devices 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 Medical Devices 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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Aerospace Manufacturing Business-Aligned IT Strategy

  • Learn about the ecosystem factors that are impacting the Aerospace 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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Aerospace 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 Aerospace 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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Aerospace 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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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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Pharmaceuticals Business-Aligned IT Strategy

  • Global manufacturing of pharmaceuticals involves a complex system of overlapping supply chains. Significant challenges for the industry include the rising costs of skilled labor, a shortage of experienced technologists, and an increase in competition from emerging economies that are creating generic drugs.
  • Learn about the ecosystem factors that are impacting the Pharmaceuticals 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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Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business-Aligned IT Strategy

  • Learn about the ecosystem factors that are impacting the Food & Beverage Manufacturing 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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Food & Beverage 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 Food & Beverage 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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Pharmaceuticals 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 Pharmaceuticals 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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Non-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 Non-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 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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Non-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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Pharmaceuticals 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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Food & Beverage 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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Non-Durable Goods Manufacturing Business-Aligned IT Strategy

  • Learn about the ecosystem factors that are impacting the non-durable manufacturing 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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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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Medical Devices Manufacturing Rise of Agile Report

  • Unprecedented challenges in the industry are forcing organizations to innovate and reduce time to market, driving the rise of Agile.
  • Learn about how the rise of Agile affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Medical Devices Manufacturing Automated Testing Report

  • Systems are becoming more complex and organizations are depending on them more, increasing the need for broad and thorough testing to ensure quality.
  • Learn about how automated testing affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Medical Devices Manufacturing Internet of Things Report

  • Connectivity is transforming medical care, both inside and outside hospitals. Patients increasingly interact with various connected monitors and scanners, equipped with devices that can collect and transmit data.
  • Learn about how the Internet of Things (IoT) trend affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Aerospace Manufacturing Duopoly Becomes Triopoly Report

  • Two major commercial aircraft manufacturers have monopolized the market, resulting in:
    • Small-step innovations
    • Price ballooning
    • Relationship-based decision making
  • Learn about how this duopoly becoming a triopoly affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Aerospace Manufacturing Aircraft Modernization Report

  • Basic cylindrical body and fixed wing designs have been refined over the past half century.
  • Learn about how aircraft modernization affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Aerospace Manufacturing Urban Air Mobility Report

  • Requirements for ground-based personnel and commercial transportation routinely exceed the capacity of urban road plans.
  • Learn about how urban air mobility affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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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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Food & Beverage Manufacturing Supply Chain Traceability Report

  • The new supply chain no longer just looks for raw material sourcing. A fully integrated chain of global sourcing has full visibility of the entire production process optimization, product specification, manufacturing process, quality controls, waste disposal, and finally distribution of products.
  • Learn about how supply chain traceability affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Food & Beverage Manufacturing Shifting Demographics Report

  • The globalization of the economy and e-commerce has accelerated the product introduction, so organizations need to become more agile and target the right audiences.
  • Learn about how shifting demographics affect both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Food & Beverage Manufacturing Innovation & Differentiation Report

  • Food and beverage processors need to innovate and digitize processes, create new products, target healthier alternatives, and compete in a much more crowded market.
  • Learn about how innovation and differentiation affect both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Non-Durable Goods Manufacturing Shifting Demographics and Sustainability Report

  • Market changes are creating new consumer trends and forcing companies to re-think their entire supply chain
  • Learn about how shifting demographics affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Non-Durable Goods Manufacturing Attracting and Retaining Talent Report

  • In non-durable manufacturing, there is a need to re-train personal or attract a different type of talent that is often hard to find.
  • Learn about how Attracting and Retaining Talent affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Non-Durable Goods Manufacturing Digitization Through Advanced Analytics Report

  • Advanced analytics can sustain data-driven decisions and will be key for organizations to remain viable.
  • Learn about how advanced analytics affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Pharmaceuticals Artificial Intelligence Report

  • The benefits of investing in artificial intelligence (AI) have been known for some time. Quite simply, AI uses algorithms to identify relationships and patterns in data in order to define new methods and solutions.
  • Learn about how artificial intelligence affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Pharmaceuticals Smart Factories Report

  • Smart factories, driven by the Internet of Things (IoT), are currently an experimental process for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing.
  • Learn about how the smart factories trend affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Pharmaceuticals Data Analytics Report

  • Costs associated with building internal capabilities across AI and bio-pharma are prohibitive. An effective strategy involves developing partnerships with leading big data firms that specialize in data analytics as a core competency.
  • Learn about how the data analytics trend affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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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


Peer Benchmarking
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Medical Devices Manufacturing IT Stakeholder Satisfaction Benchmarking Report

  • IT leadership needs to understand where their clients are unsatisfied with the quality of service they’re receiving from IT.
  • Understand important focus areas to address and gain insights into how your team compares with other Medical Devices Manufacturing IT organizations.
Peer Benchmarking
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Medical Devices 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.
Peer Benchmarking
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Aerospace 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.
Peer Benchmarking
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Aerospace Manufacturing IT Stakeholder Satisfaction Benchmarking Report

  • IT leadership needs to understand where their clients are unsatisfied with the quality of service they’re receiving from IT.
  • Understand important focus areas to address and gain insights into how your team compares with other Aerospace IT organizations.
Peer Benchmarking
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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.
Peer Benchmarking
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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.
Peer Benchmarking
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Food & Beverage 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 operational technology (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 Food & Beverage Manufacturing IT organizations.
Peer Benchmarking
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Food & Beverage Manufacturing IT Staffing Benchmarking Report

  • Many IT departments are already running lean, struggling to keep pace with never-ending demands from the business to be a reliable operator and effective partner, all while finding time and resources to be innovative.
  • Manufacturing environments tend to have very low staff turnover. While this appears to be a positive on the surface, it can be a sign of stagnation and failure to bring in new skills.
  • By taking the IT Staffing Diagnostic and participating on our unique IT Spend Benchmarking, you will gain critical insights to position your IT team to be more strategic.
Peer Benchmarking
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Non-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 to be a reliable operator and effective partner, all while finding time and resources to be innovative.
  • Manufacturing environments tend to have very low staff turnover. While this appears to be a positive on the surface, it can be a sign of stagnation and failure to bring in new skills.
  • By taking the IT Staffing Diagnostic and participating in our unique IT Spend Benchmarking, you will gain critical insights to position your IT team to be more strategic.
Peer Benchmarking
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Non-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 non-durable goods manufacturing IT organizations.
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Pharmaceuticals 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
  • With the emergence of Industry 4.0 technologies and increased security exposures, IT needs to take the lead in bridging communication and service expectation gaps with business, R&D, and operational technology leadership on the manufacturing floor.
  • Understand important focus areas to address and insights into how your team compares with other Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing IT organizations.
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Pharmaceuticals IT Staffing Benchmarking Report

  • Many IT departments are already running lean, struggling to keep pace with never-ending demands from the business to be a reliable operator and effective partner, all while finding time and resources to be innovative.
  • Manufacturing environments tend to have very low staff turnover. While this appears to be a positive on the surface, it can be a sign of stagnation and failure to bring in new skills.
  • By taking the IT Staffing Diagnostic and participating on our unique IT Spend Benchmarking, you will gain critical insights to position your IT team to be more strategic.
Peer Benchmarking
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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.
Peer 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 to be a reliable operator and effective partner, all while finding time and resources to be innovative.
  • Manufacturing environments tend to have very low staff turnover. While this appears to be a positive on the surface, it can be a sign of stagnation and failure to bring in new skills.
  • By taking the IT Staffing Diagnostic and participating on our unique IT Spend Benchmarking, you will gain critical insights to position your IT team to be more strategic.

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Core Industry Technologies & Software Selection


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Medical Devices Manufacturing Agile Work Management Software Report

  • Unprecedented challenges in the industry are forcing organizations to innovate and reduce time to market, driving the rise of Agile.
  • Learn about what Agile work management software 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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Medical Devices Manufacturing Automated Testing Tools Report

  • Quality and time to market are two of the primary drivers for the rise of automated testing tools, and these tools have proliferated and improved over time.
  • Learn about what automated testing tools are, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how they can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.
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Medical Devices Manufacturing IoT Platforms Report

  • The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to radically change the Medical Devices Manufacturing industry and lead to new/different business models while also strengthening the relationship with patients, physicians, and payors.
  • Learn about what IoT platforms are, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how they can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.
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Aerospace Manufacturing IoT Platforms Report

  • Internet of Things (IoT) technology is adding a new level of visibility, traceability, and utilization of goods and machines in the manufacturing process.
  • Learn about what IoT platforms are, 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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Aerospace Manufacturing Robotic Process Automation Report

  • Despite the pandemic’s stifling effects on Aerospace orders, the backlog is still healthy, although prices are under pressure.
  • A judicious approach to automation is necessary to create crucial efficiency gains in the manufacturing process while minimizing innovation risk.
  • Learn about what robotic process automation (RPA) 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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Aerospace Manufacturing Generative Design Report

  • Pressure to improve efficiencies along the complex Aerospace Manufacturing supply chain is growing due to rising demand risk, not only because of the current pandemic but also because of the ambitions of state governments fomenting the rise of competing manufacturers.
  • 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.
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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.
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Food & Beverage Manufacturing Blockchain Report

  • In the Food & Beverage Manufacturing industry, blockchain technology could bring visibility to a product, from its origin to the manufacturing process and finally to distribution.
  • Learn about what blockchain 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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Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Analytics Report

  • Organizations are adopting technology like business analytics to cope with the issue of increased competition. Business analytics is the process of using data for discovering, interpreting, and communicating process patterns derived from consolidating, classifying, and analyzing data.
  • Learn about what business analytics 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.
Core Industry Technologies
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Food & Beverage Manufacturing IoT Platforms Report

  • IoT technology adds a new level of visibility, traceability, and utilization to the goods and machines involved in the manufacturing process.
  • Learn about what IoT platforms are, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how they can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.
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Non-Durable Goods Manufacturing Business Analytics Report

  • As technology lowers barriers to entry, organizations are adopting business analytics to cope with the increased competition.
  • Learn about what business analytics are, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space. Understand how these can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.
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Non-Durable Goods Manufacturing Talent Management Technology Report

  • A talent management system looks at the complete spectrum, from employer, to employee, to job dynamics.
  • Learn about what talent management technology 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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Non-Durable Goods Manufacturing Execution Systems Report

  • The implementation of manufacturing executive systems adds a new level of visibility to the shop floor and overall equipment utilization.
  • Learn about what manufacturing execution systems are, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how they can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.
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Pharmaceuticals Artificial Intelligence for Drug Discovery Report

  • Artificial intelligence (AI) for drug discovery facilitates drug development by expediting the analysis of large amounts of stored data.
  • Learn about what AI for drug discovery 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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Pharmaceuticals Quality Management Report

  • Pharmaceutical companies generate a tremendous amount of process data. Quality management systems (QMSs) aim to improve the drug development process but also serve as repositories of valuable information and aid in the efficient production of drugs.
  • Learn about what a quality management system 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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Pharmaceuticals ERP Report

  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems enable a seamless integration of disparate legacy systems and generate a holistic view of the enterprise to support decision making details.
  • Learn about what an ERP system 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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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.

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August 20, 2020

Author:
  • Fred Chagnon

With this guide, vCIOs will understand how to package Info-Tech’s available research material in a way that will enable them to systematically improve their client’s technology challenges, thereby demonstrating their value at every available touchpoint.

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

Date published

April 27, 2020

Author:
  • Sidney Hodgson

CIOs in Professional Services 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.

Professional Services: Next Steps From the CIO COVID-19 Strategy Webinar

Date published

April 26, 2020

Author:
  • Sidney Hodgson

On April 23, 2020, Info-Tech led a CIO COVID-19 Strategy Webinar for Professional Services IT professionals and leaders. This webinar presented a process for documenting an IT course of action during this pandemic. Professional services companies will look to IT for a clear technology strategy to support recovery efforts and readiness for the new challenges of the post-pandemic period.

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

Date published

April 23, 2020

Author:
  • Gleb Lisikh

CIOs in Transportation & Logistics 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.

Transportation & Logistics: Next Steps From the CIO COVID-19 Strategy Webinar

Date published

April 23, 2020

Author:
  • Gleb Lisikh

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. Transportation & Logistics organizations will look to IT for a clear technology strategy to support recovery efforts and readiness for the next crisis.

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