|[December 04, 2012]
IDC Manufacturing Insights to Reveal Top 10 Predictions for 2013
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
Manufacturing Insights today announced details of a webinar to
reveal the Top 10 Predictions in the Manufacturing Industry for 2013.
The complementary, one hour webinar will be held on December 6th at 2:00
p.m. U.S. Eastern Time and focus on the trends that will impact global
technology spending and the use of information technology in key process
areas. IDC (News - Alert) Manufacturing Insights' latest findings will be revealed and
attendees will learn more about global IT investment trends for 2013 as
well as urgent business initiatives. The top 10 predictions will cover
supply chain, demand management, product lifecycle management,
operations technology and sustainability and focus on near-term issues
and innovation, as well as longer-term and emerging trends. IDC
Manufacturing Insights Group Vice President, Bob
Parker, will be joined by analysts Joe
Knickle, and Pierfrancesco
To register, please visit: http://bit.ly/MI_Predictions2013_Manufacturing.
As a preview to the full list of predictions, IDC Manufacturing Insights
expects the following three trends will make an impact on the
manufacturing industry in the coming year:
Generational change at the executive level (getting younger) means
that investment will be longer term in nature. 2013 will be a year
of foundational investments that create capabilities for competitive
advantage for the next five years and beyond.
Smart services will take a leading role in manufacturing firms'
profitable growth strategies. Initiatives like connected vehicles
in the automotive industry will deliver completely new business models.
The third industrial revolution - additive manufacturing technology
like 3D printing and advanced robotics - will make their way onto more
factory floors. This investment will set the stage for new levels
of productivity gains and the ability to offer highly customized
For additional information about these predictions or to arrange a
one-on-one briefing, please contact Sarah Murray at 781-378-2674 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reports are available to qualified members of the media. For information
on purchasing reports, contact email@example.com;
reporters should email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About IDC Manufacturing Insights
IDC Manufacturing Insights assists manufacturing businesses and IT
leaders, as well as the suppliers who serve them in making more
effective technology decisions by providing accurate, timely, and
insightful fact-based research and consulting services. Staffed by
senior analysts with decades of industry experience, our global research
analyzes and advises on business and technology issues facing asset
intensive, brand oriented, technology oriented, and engineering oriented
manufacturing industries. International Data Corporation (IDC)
is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory
services, and events for the information technology market. IDC is a
subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology, media, research, and
events company. For more information, please visit www.idc-mi.com,
email email@example.com, or call
508-988-7900. Visit the IDC Manufacturing Insights Community at http://idc-insights-community.com/manufacturing.
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