Understanding Gartner's 5 Dimensions of Manufacturing Maturity

[fa icon="calendar'] Thu, Jul 26, 2018 / by Alexa Sussman

Gartner recently released a report as guidance for organizations to build more efficient manufacturing process while keeping up with initiatives like Industry 4.0.

The five-stage maturity model for manufacturing excellence will help manufacturers assess current capabilities, make a plan for change and support the development of future manufacturing operations with the supply chain.

Previously, we discussed a basic overview of the five maturity stages that Gartner outlined. Now, we’ll be looking at the dimensions used to define those stages.

The five dimensions of maturity are a good to mature and transform manufacturing processes, with the end goal of developing smart manufacturing as per Industry 4.0.

Here’s a little bit more about each one:

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Industry 4.0

The Industry 4.0 Approach to Quality

[fa icon="calendar'] Mon, Apr 09, 2018 / by Rachel Beavins Tracy

Experts are calling Industry 4.0 the fourth Industrial Revolution (hence the 4.0). The concept represents a push towards manufacturing digitization that experts say will deliver massive improvements in efficiency, costs and profits in as little as just a few years.

But what will it take to get there, and how can it help improve quality? Today we’re lifting the lid on what Industry 4.0 means in terms of quality, focusing on benefits, challenges and the tools companies will need to make it a success.

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Industry 4.0 General Quality