Are you ready for digital transformation?

Does your organization have the necessary institutional support to begin your Digital journey? Do you have the right IT infrastructure in place to be successful?

Introducing the Digital Readiness Index (DRI).

Through our work with G500 manufacturers, Sight Machine has determined the success factors critical for digital transformation. DRI identifies which key technical and organizational assets you have in place to start your digital journey. The answers give you a roadmap for prioritizing plants, building capabilities, and benchmarking against peers.

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Digital Readiness Index

Y-Axis

Organizational Readiness

DRI’s Organizational Readiness examines if you have the institutional support you need for digital transformation. It evaluates commitment, budget, and staffing.

X-Axis

Technical Readiness

DRI’s Technical Readiness provides a checklist of technical requirements needed for successful projects. It assesses data, policy, and knowledge infrastructure.

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Digital Readiness Zones

Organizations can better determine which types of projects deliver immediate value and where to invest to build advanced capability by identifying their plants’ current Readiness.

Typical Attributes In-Scope Projects Typical Development Areas
Connection
Zone
  • Machines not capturing relevant data or are unconnected
  • Data not flowing to system of record and/or no cloud strategy in place
  • Build offline data acumen
  • Develop foundational data visibility
  • Advocacy for Digital Transformation
  • Work with partners to connect
Visibility
Zone
  • Machines have sensors and are capturing some data
  • Limited expertise on data-process relationships
  • Limited/no change management capability
  • Global operations view
  • Statistical process control
  • Parameter relationships
  • Building alignment between corporate, plant operations, and IT on a Digital Manufacturing strategy (data, technology, governance)
  • Building expertise on data/process relationships
Efficiency
Zone
  • Good technical connectivity and data capability
  • Limited capability for insights and custom app development
  • Machine performance: OEE
  • Part traceability
  • High level defect analysis
  • Accelerating Data Science capability
  • Enhancing change management capability to enable real-time response
  • Refine your strategy for data connection
Advanced Analytics
Zone
  • Excellent technical connectivity and data capability
  • Some ability to develop custom applications
  • Limited/moderate change management capability
  • Advanced statistical techniques to identify root causes
  • Predictive analysis
  • Extensible analytics
  • Platform 3rd party development
  • Developing new metrics and incentives for operations
  • Supplier alignment on Digital strategy
Transformation
Zone
  • Comprehensive technical excellence across the extended organization
  • Executive leadership focus on Transformation
  • Advanced change management capability
  • Cross system analysis
  • Supplier optimization
  • Real-time capacity based pricing
  • New business model innovation
  • Supply chain transformation

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Is your company ready for digital transformation? Learn how to use the DRI self-assessment tool to evaluate your organizational and technical readiness.

Is Your Organization Ready?

Do you have the commitment, budget and staffing?

Is Your Technology Ready?

Do you have the data infrastructure and knowledge infrastructure?

Rank Your Plants

Evaluate which plants are most likely to succeed.