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Leaders in an organization need to take the initiative when it comes to digital transformation and MES selection.
MES template helps to standardize processes and embrace best practices where applicable, while still accommodating local customization for the unique needs of each factory.
Center of Excellence (CoE) carries out fundamental roles in a global MES implementation, enabling the coordination and alignment between MES implementations at all sites.
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.
An MES is a foundation of digital transformation initiatives. Gartner Magic Quadrant can help manufacturers define their MES needs along with which products and solutions are best aligned to 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?
Before a multi-site MES project can be undertaken, the potential business benefits of the MES program must be defined.
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.
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.