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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 part on decades old confusion of what MES actually is. Our annual surveys on the Business Value of MES (conducted with MESA International for the past six years) […]

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