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IT Increasingly Part of the Recipe for Successful Manufacturing

As an industry, manufacturing is "hot." Regions are creating manufacturing initiatives, countries are creating policies to lure manufacturing back and prepare the next generation of talent, maker fairs show entrepreneurs and small-scale artisans how they too can design and manufacture their own products, what manufacturers sell goes well beyond the 100-year-old recipe and the mechanical drawings, and new technologies are changing the economies of scale so that large- and small-scale value chains can be successful.

IT Increasingly Part of the Recipe for Successful Manufacturing

Worldwide manufacturers will spend an estimated $323bn on external IT expenditures, according to IDC's Pivot Table: Worldwide Manufacturing IT Spending Guide, Version 2, 2013–2018. All of this change means that IT is increasingly an integral part of manufacturing's success and we're on our way to a digital transformation.

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Worldwide manufacturers will spend an estimated $323bn on external IT expenditures, according to IDC's Pivot Table: Worldwide Manufacturing IT Spending Guide, Version 2, 2013–2018. All of this change means that IT is increasingly an integral part of manufacturing's success and we're on our way to a digital transformation.

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IT Increasingly Part of the Recipe for Successful Manufacturing