Frost & Sullivan Research Report:
The Future of Social Collaboration across Manufacturing
The Manufacturing Leadership Council, in association with Frost & Sullivan, conducted research to best understand how to better collaborate across manufacturing operations. The research sought to understand how enterprise social, mobile and other technologies are used (or are planned to be used) to improve collaboration across manufacturing operations.
The report, representing the findings from 129 respondents, explores how manufacturers are seeking to boost sales, marketing, service, and support functions by leveraging emerging collaboration technologies for greater teamwork and productivity.
Some of the specific areas of inquiry included:
- What is the status and extent of enterprise social networking use in manufacturing companies?
- What stage of maturity are manufacturers at with regard to enterprise social networking implementation?
- In which functional areas of the manufacturing enterprise (e.g., product design, supply chain, production, service and support, etc.) is enterprise social networking having the greatest impact?
Download this report now to learn how the best-in-class manufacturers are already leveraging enterprise social networks to foster greater sharing of ideas, information and knowledge across their enterprise.