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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 Automation’s investment in PTC.  There is a lot to unpack here, but on the surface we are now looking at three enterprise level vendor solutions […]

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FAQ – Critical Capabilities for MES

by Rick Franzosa  |  February 12, 2019

On February 11, 2019 Gartner published the first release of the Critical Capabilities for Manufacturing Execution Systems.  While the MES vendor and practitioner community is generally familiar with the Gartner Magic Quadrant, the Critical Capabilities document is foreign to this space.  We’ll answer some frequently asked questions OK, so what’s the difference between an MQ and Critical Capabilities? Gartner initiated […]

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