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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.