Sight Machine Inc., the category leader for manufacturing analytics, today introduced the Digital Readiness Index (DRI), a methodology to evaluate a manufacturer’s readiness for digital transformation and identify the projects likely to deliver the most impactful returns.

Sight Machine developed DRI based on insights from digital manufacturing projects with some of the world’s largest manufacturers. It reflects best practices from successful digital initiatives and lessons learned from some that were less successful.

The DRI process is freely available at, where companies can find an interactive tool for gauging their readiness for manufacturing digitization and an explanatory DRI white paper. DRI uses an online questionnaire to measure technical readiness—the necessary technical assets and skills—and organizational readiness, the organizational assets and buy-in needed for an initiative to succeed.

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