Cloud computing in manufacturing
Manufacturers need a directed and informed strategy for cloud investment. This strategy should focus on communicating benefits to senior executives, aligning with line-of-business objectives and recalibrating personnel. Cloud computing will have a very positive impact on IT performance for those firms that take a well considered approach to investment. Drawing on the manufacturing-specific responses from a broad IDC survey, this report details the trends surrounding cloud computing in the industry.
This IDC Manufacturing Insights report details the trends surrounding cloud computing in the industry. The report looks at adoption rates, important characteristics, and business benefits and how those factors will impact manufacturing IT budgets in the next two years.
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