Overview of operations consulting

Enhanced operations strategy — combined with expertise across industries — accelerates your operational transformation, driving efficiency, cost benefits and competitive advantage. To achieve operational resiliency and business growth, IBM experts provide enterprise strategy, implementation and technology solutions.


Enhance factory performance and supply chains with Industry 4.0

Smart plants can improve performance by 20 percent and defect detection by up to 50 percent —  thus reducing operating costs.

Optimize asset performance and maintenance with digital twins

Prescriptive maintenance can improve asset reliability by 20 percent and reduce maintenance costs by up to 25 percent.

Create new revenue sources through IoT-enabled operations

Seventy percent of organizations that tried using intelligent operations introduced new products and unlocked new revenue opportunities.

Operations consulting case studies

Autostrade transforms Italy’s civil infrastructure

Autostrade accelerates digital innovation and infrastructure digitization to create secure and sustainable mobility.

Bell Flight adopts predictive maintenance to manage military aircrafts

Bell creates the next generation of military rotor aircraft by enhancing industrial operations.

Port of Rotterdam accelerates digital transformation

Rotterdam, the world’s largest port, transforms to create smarter, efficient and sustainable supply chains.


Transforming operations with AI, IoT data and edge computing

With IoT data paired with AI and edge computing, organizations can build intelligent workflows and empower workers in the field with real-time intelligence.

Unlock manufacturing data through IT/OT integration

Create a synchronized IT/OT framework to let information flow across the enterprise to drive manufacturing performance and data-led innovations.

IBM leader in manufacturing transformation

IBM ranked a leader in IDC’s Worldwide Manufacturing Intelligence Transformation 2020 Vendor Assessment.

Related solutions

OT security services

Asset-intensive industrial environments get help securing networks, protecting endpoints and delivering cybersecurity services.

Edge computing services and solutions

Create new business models at the edge — combining intelligent workflows, smart operations and edge device interconnectivity.

Supply chain solutions

Get real-time intelligence and recommendations to reduce disruption mitigation time.

Facilities and real estate optimization

Create an engaging environment with the right mix of space and workplace services.

Procurement services

From strategic sourcing through payables, we can help transform your business into a cognitive enterprise.

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