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Discrete manufacturing March 28, 2024
Build vs Buy Software Series #1: Three critical strategy questions

This is the first article of a series on how to decide whether to build or buy software. To start, we explain the three critical strategy questions important to answer up front.

Discrete manufacturing February 15, 2024
Why the future of manufacturing will rely on open source

How manufacturers can accelerate transformation and stay ahead of the competition in 2024 and beyond.

Discrete manufacturing January 19, 2024
Digital Twin: It’s a concept not an application

Digital Twin is a concept, not an application, and definitely not a shortcut to achieving smart manufacturing benefits. Unfortunately, it is necessary to understand that the path to I4.0 is a path of sophistication, but also of maturity.

Discrete manufacturing August 10, 2023
AI, IoT, and MES:  Exploring their Roles in the Future of Manufacturing

AI has always been a topic filled with concern and curiosity when it is discussed in manufacturing. Manufacturing leadersneed to look at AI pragmatically, focusing on its potential in current operations instead of concern over an AI takeover.

Discrete manufacturing July 13, 2023
Broad Manufacturing Execution with a Composable Architecture

By applying a graphical treatment and a uniform set of evaluation criteria, the Gartner Magic Quadrant helps you quickly ascertain how well technology providers are executing their stated visions and how well they are performing against Gartner’s market view.

Discrete manufacturing June 15, 2023
Expect More from Your MES: Meet your CEO’s Priorities

Can your MES help the company achieve your CEO’s goals? Yes, you should expect it to do that. It is time to expect more from projects – including MES implementations.

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Discrete manufacturing March 23, 2023
MES Architecture for Easy Multisite Deployment

When it comes to deploying an MES across multiple manufacturing facilities, platform architecture is critical. It will impact the ease of implementation and maintenance, and the ability to continuously improve the platform’s applications to ensure the latest technologies and methodologies can be embraced and that manufacturers have greater agility.

Discrete manufacturing January 19, 2023
MES selection tools – Why should manufacturing Leaders care?

Leaders in an organization need to take the initiative when it comes to digital transformation and MES selection.

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Discrete manufacturing January 12, 2023
Advantages of an MES Template

MES template helps to standardize processes and embrace best practices where applicable, while still accommodating local customization for the unique needs of each factory.