Manufacturing companies increasingly understand that long-term business success will no longer only depend on their ability to produce high-end quality products or to provide first-class services in their field. Manufacturers increasingly understand that long-term business success very much depends on the ability to offer their customers products and services that additionally offer a high value beyond the manufactured physical product itself.

In this report, ecosystem strategies that currently exist in the manufacturing industry will be classified using several categories/dimensions. For each of the categories and dimensions, this report will also describe some examples which we currently see in the market.

 

Contents:

Management Summary

Introduction

Ecosystem Strategies in the Manufacturing Industry

  • Situation overview
  • Various characteristics of ecosystem strategies in the manufacturing industry
  • Examples of ecosystem strategies in the manufacturing industry

Digital Ecosystems: Implications/Requirements for Manufacturers

  • Processes
  • Technology
  • People

PAC’s Recommendations

Authors