Internet of Things (IoT)

The IoT Imperative for Discrete Manufacturers: Automotive, Aerospace and Defence, High Tech, and Industrial Machinery

Provided by SAP

Category Internet of Things (IoT)

Type Analyst Report

Length 21

Publish Date May 11 2017

Date posted December 11 2017


Discrete manufacturers such as those working in automotive, aerospace, high tech and industrial machinery industries are facing the traditional problems that have long plagued businesses – how to increase uptime and output whilst keeping their operational costs in check. However, customer expectations are changing and unless these industries start to integrate emerging technologies into their products and services, they risk losing the loyalty of their consumers and falling behind their competitors. This IDC report explores the current and impending potential for the Internet of Things in the discrete manufacturers and outlines a number of value generating scenarios that are set to be possible in the future.

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