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The Forrester Tech Tide™: Smart Manufacturing, Q2 2020

Twenty Technologies Power Manufacturing's Digital Transformation

April 1, 2020

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Smart manufacturing is increasingly critical to manufacturers' ability to win, serve, and retain their customers. To accelerate their performance in smart manufacturing, companies are evaluating and adopting a range of contributing technologies. This Forrester Tech Tide™ report presents an analysis of the maturity and business value of 20 technology categories that support smart manufacturing. CIOs and manufacturing business leaders should read this report to shape their firm's investment approach to these technologies.

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Table of Contents

  • Improve Efficiency And Customer Outcomes With Smart Manufacturing
  • Select Smart Manufacturing Technologies With High Business Value
  • Invest In And Maintain Technologies With High Business Value
  • Experiment With 3D Printing, Augmented Reality, And Others
  • Invest In Digital Twin, Edge Computing, Machine Learning, And Others
  • Maintain Connected Machines, ERP, Industrial Robots, And Others
  • Divest From Data Historians, Human Machine Interfaces, And Others
  • Supplemental Material
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