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Diogo Oliveira

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Global communication network concept. Multi-site MES program
Discrete manufacturing September 29, 2022
Stages of the Multisite MES Project

From preparation, through creation of template and deployment across sites, to final handover and ongoing support – to ensure a smooth project, each stage needs to be carefully planned.

Global communication network concept. Multi-site MES program
Discrete manufacturing August 25, 2022
Challenges of Multisite Implementation Projects and How to Overcome Them

The total cost of ownership of a multi-site MES project is inevitably higher than that of a single site. What are the other challenges of rolling out an MES across multiple, global sites and how can they be overcome?

Global communication network concept. Multi-site MES program
Discrete manufacturing July 28, 2022
The Business Case and Benefits of a Multisite MES Program

Before a multi-site MES project can be undertaken, the potential business benefits of the MES program must be defined.

Global communication network concept. Multi-site MES program
Discrete manufacturing June 8, 2022
All you Need to Know to Succeed in Multisite MES Program

A multi-site MES roll-out affects multiple stakeholders and processes. Although it is a complex system, this series of blogs will take you step by step through the challenges and opportunities it offers. It will explain the options available to you and how to create a pathway to implementation that fits with your business and wider strategic goals. It will provide you with the information and tools you need to start your journey to Industry 4.0 – explaining the mindset and approach that will ensure your success.

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Discrete manufacturing May 12, 2022
APS as the Bridge to Industry 4.0

The advantages of a native APS for MES aren’t limited to manufacturing, but also manifest themselves in IT and business at large. Most importantly though, an MES that natively includes APS allows critical control over disruptive events through automated orchestration.

body of car on conveyor Modern Assembly of cars at plant. automated build process of automotive production
Discrete manufacturing March 31, 2022
Global Semiconductor Shortage – A Hard Learnt Lesson for Automotive Industry

Automotive OEMs sit at the center of a complex, highly integrated and heavily outsourced supply chain for semiconductors. The semiconductor shortage showed that the market today is governed by chaos and disruption, and only manufacturers who are willing to create a hyper-digital, fully-integrated, fast-responding and collaboration-centric supply chain will survive.