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"Lite" Works for Beer, but not for MES

by Rick Franzosa  |  July 16, 2018

There's a phenomenon that has become prevalent in the Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) market that is a source of confusion with manufacturers.  New solutions described as "MES-Lite" or "Thin MES" rely in...

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The Business Value of IT

by Andrew White  |  June 27, 2018

I remain perplexed as to why we (the wider "we") know so little about how investments in information and technology drive business value.  In a brand new survey of Gartner's...

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New Toolkit: How to Demonstrate the Link between Data and Business Outcome

by Andrew White  |  May 23, 2018

One of the most commonly asked questions, and a most intractable problem to solve, is the ability to show, to demonstrate, to explain, the link between a piece of information...

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Life Sciences Context for Manufacturing Execution Systems

by Rick Franzosa  |  December 11, 2017

The Manufacturing Execution Systems market has always been fragmented by industry and technology.  A Magic Quadrant cannot do justice to the nuanced differences, so in conjunction with the release of...

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Process Manufacturing Context for Manufacturing Execution Systems

by Rick Franzosa  |  December 7, 2017

The Manufacturing Execution Systems market has always been fragmented by industry and technology.  A Magic Quadrant cannot do justice to the nuanced differences, so in conjunction with the release of...

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Automotive Context for Manufacturing Execution Systems

by Rick Franzosa  |  December 6, 2017

The Manufacturing Execution Systems market has always been fragmented by industry and technology.  A Magic Quadrant cannot do justice to the nuanced differences, so in conjunction with the release of...

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Aerospace and Defense Context for Manufacturing Execution Systems

by Rick Franzosa  |  December 5, 2017

The Manufacturing Execution Systems market has always been fragmented by industry and technology.  A Magic Quadrant cannot do justice to the nuanced differences, so in conjunction with the release of...

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Consumer Goods/Food and Beverage Context for Manufacturing Execution Systems

by Rick Franzosa  |  December 4, 2017

The Manufacturing Execution Systems market has always been fragmented by industry and technology.  A Magic Quadrant cannot do justice to the nuanced differences, so in conjunction with the release of...

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Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems - Mythbusters

by Rick Franzosa  |  November 28, 2017

With the release of Gartner's first Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) , let's see if we can bust some common MQ myths, especially when the topic is MES: Myth...

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The Business Value of MES

by Rick Franzosa  |  October 31, 2017

What sort of information can you get from surveying MES users about their experience in choosing, implementing and using Manufacturing Execution Systems? For the past five years, Gartner, Inc. and...

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