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FAQ - Critical Capabilities for MES - Déjà Vu all over again

by Rick Franzosa  |  February 17, 2020

Hi All, On the heels of today's release of the Critical Capabilities of Manufacturing Execution Systems, here's an updated version of last year's “FAQ – Critical Capabilities for MES”. On February...

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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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Magic Quadrant Mythbusters, Part Deux

by Rick Franzosa  |  November 5, 2018

Last November, I wrote about MES Magic Quadrant Mythbusters.  With the release of Gartner's second Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) , let's see if the busting of these MQ myths still holds...

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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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