Roadmap to Assess & Advance IT Maturity in Manufacturing

Manufacturing has a higher percentage of companies with a low IT maturity level than other industries due to multiple factors. Manufacturing CIOs should use this research to advance the maturity of their digitalization initiatives from a strategic, organizational, process and technical perspective.
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August 21, 2023
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Manufacturers, did you know? Manufacturing companies today have a lower IT maturity level than other enterprises, yet they are the leading industry targeted by cybercriminals.

Smart factory initiatives rapidly drove the demand for IT maturation in manufacturing—whether facilities were ready or not. Meanwhile, under-resourced teams & improperly managed tech inadvertently opened the door to countless new network vulnerabilities, forcing manufacturing IT directors to reevaluate strategies entirely. The problem is now most do not know where to start…

The Solution

View this latest Gartner® report, Roadmap to Assess and Advance IT Maturity in Manufacturing, for insights into the 5 LEVELS OF IT MATURITY manufacturing companies should follow to transform IT systems. Download the complimentary report to uncover…

  • How to calculate your manufacturing company’s current IT score.
  • The five levels of IT maturity every manufacturing company should follow.  
  • Why manufacturers today have a higher percentage of operational technologies, lower resources, and insufficient skills.
  • Strategies for adding resources and capabilities to enhance existing equipment.
  • How to set achievable targets for business outcomes in different phases. (E.g., aligning enterprise technology budgets with operational technology budgets to lower costs and improve efficiency.)

Gartner, Roadmap to Assess and Advance IT Maturity in Manufacturing, Mike Ramsey, Alexander Hoeppe, Scot Kim, Frank Ridder, Marc Halpern, 22 July 2022. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.


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