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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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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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What IS The Business Value of MES?

by Rick Franzosa  |  September 29, 2016

Gartner, in conjunction with MESA International (Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association) have been asking this question in an annual survey, with results that have helped our clients focus on best practices...

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Business Value of MES - Going Like Sixty

by Rick Franzosa  |  February 22, 2016

Last fall, we completed the fourth year of our joint survey with the Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association (MESA International) on the business value of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES).  MES technology...

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Getting the Balance Right - Your Business and Your Customers

by Hank Barnes  |  November 11, 2014

My post last week on Strategy, Selling and Segmentation generated some interesting internal dialogue.  To a large degree, it was, in the words of Tiffani Bova, helping us remember "the things we think...

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Master Data Management should be a Program, not a Discipline

by Andrew White  |  October 29, 2013

Bill O’Kane, a colleague of mine, shared with me a link to an eBook, Getting Started with Master Data Management.  In that eBook (sponsored by SearchDataManagement) are some quotes from...

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How Important is Having a Business Case for Social Applications?

by Anthony Bradley  |  January 29, 2009

I wanted to point my blog readers to an interaction I had (or am having) with Andrea DiMaio on his blog post entitled Forget a Business Case For Web 2.0....

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