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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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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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Digital Doppelgänger

by Rick Franzosa  |  October 27, 2016

There may be no concept in digital business more compelling than the digital twin.  I remember an early instantiation, back in the late 1990s, where an aerospace and defense firm had a...

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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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