New Guide to Manufacturing and Operations Intelligence

By Janice Abel

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Industry Trends

ARC just released a new guide designed to help manufacturers select manufacturing intelligence or operations intelligence software and help make the correct technology decision for their company.  The use of newer technologies, including new investigative tools, new infrastructures, improved analytic tools, and visualization dashboards offers significant benefits to end users; but only if they select the correct technology from a supplier that understands their specific industry and business processes.  New data sources from new sensors, industrial internet of things (IIoT) applications and cloud computing are also having a significant impact on this technology.EMI Components Graphic There is significant interest in modern enterprise manufacturing intelligence (EMI) software solutions with a large number of suppliers providing specialized, often niche solutions.  New technologies are being integrated into modern EMI solutions that are more intuitive and match the application experience to the user’s persona with IoT-enabled Big Data, analytics, and visualization capabilities, that are being used as standards in many companies to enable users to make more informed, unbiased, and fact-based EMI technology and supplier selection decisions.   This guide is not just about analytics – it’s about the software and services for integrating, contextualization, analyzing, visualization with dashboards and the insights from the data. ARC’s EMI technology evaluation and selection guide includes selection criteria for the key functions and associated business requirements.  The diverse EMI market technologies range from infrastructure for integrating manufacturing and operational data, to search capabilities, analytics tools, and dashboards.  The selection guide explores user objectives, technical selection criteria, and applications with information about best practices, market trends, supplier industry segments, and geographic regions.  The EMI market is diverse, with each industry having its own distinct applications and suppliers.  The selection guide explores user objectives, technical selection criteria, and applications with information about best practices, market trends, supplier industry segments, and geographic regions, and discusses key technology challenges and trends. The guide will help users select the appropriate EMI functions needed, assess integration, analytic and dashboard functionalities, understand best technology practices, and learn what new and future functionalities should be considered. This guide contains advice, functional descriptions, regional information, user practices, specific selection criteria, and supplier profiles to help team members find common ground with lower risk and faster time to benefit.   ARC Advisory Group designed its new technology evaluation and selection guide to enable users to make more informed, unbiased, and fact-based EMI technology and supplier selection decisions based on the user's requirements. For more information on this and other ARC technology evaluation and selection guides and associated services, please visit /technology-evaluation-and-selection  

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