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Discrete manufacturing July 18, 2024
Build vs Buy Software Series #3: Three Critical Cost Categories

This is the third article of a series on how to decide whether to build or buy software. Following are three suggestions for the cost categories you should consider, beginning with near-term expenses and the associated need for cash.

Factory Automation dashboard
Discrete manufacturing July 1, 2024
IIoT in Manufacturing: Benefits, Use Cases & Integration with MES

If you work in manufacturing, you’ve probably heard a lot of buzz about the Internet of Things (IoT) lately. And for good reason – IoT has the potential to completely disrupt how products are made.

Discrete manufacturing June 20, 2024
Build vs Buy Software Series #2: Seven Critical Questions -What Should We Build?

This is the second article of a series on how to decide whether to build or buy software. A framework that can guide you in making that decision.

Manufacturing data analytics analysis.
Discrete manufacturing May 24, 2024
Industry Pi.0 – How Mature is your Manufacturing Data Analytics Strategy?

The implementation of an MES CoE offers a strategic solution, aiming to standardize processes and technologies across these diverse environments while fostering agility and responsiveness to shifting business conditions.

Discrete manufacturing May 23, 2024
Supercharging Manufacturing Transformation: An MES-Centric Model for Tracking and Driving Business Value

Transformation of manufacturing process is a crucial component for global competitiveness. Today, most large organizations explore new technologies such as IoT, Machine Learning, Cameras, 5G and new generation software to transform their manufacturing systems. 

Discrete manufacturing May 8, 2024
Breaking Silos, Boosting Efficiency: The Transformative Power of MES Centers of Excellence

The implementation of an MES CoE offers a strategic solution, aiming to standardize processes and technologies across these diverse environments while fostering agility and responsiveness to shifting business conditions.

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.