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The State of the MES Market. Goodbye, Old Friends.

by Rick Franzosa  |  October 28, 2019

The 2018-2019 Gartner/MESA International 'Business Value of MES' Survey published on October 18.  The 2019 Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems will publish (tentatively) tomorrow, October 29.  This blog presents some...

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Another Digital Manufacturing Domino Falls

by Rick Franzosa  |  February 28, 2019

Today's announcement "ABB and Dassault Systèmes enter global software partnership for digital industries" is the latest domino to fall in the enterprise digital manufacturing world, roughly 9 months after Rockwell...

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Social Networking Questions for System Selection

by Rick Franzosa  |  January 16, 2019

The selection of a manufacturing operations management system, or any supply chain execution system, can be a complicated process, but borrowing a few questions typically used in relationship building could improve your chance...

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It's 2018, Do You Know Where Your Digital Manufacturing Is?

by Rick Franzosa  |  October 22, 2018

What an exciting time for manufacturers!  Endless possibilities with new technologies taking the forefront.  Like the glimmering lights of a casino, vendors portray their "Industrie 4.0" solutions, Digital twins, Digital Threads,...

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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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Industrial and High-Tech/Electronics Context for Manufacturing Execution Systems

by Rick Franzosa  |  December 14, 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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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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