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3 Questions to Ask before Deploying MES Cloud Apps

You are a CIO recently hired by a mid-size manufacturing company that produces widgets. The company hired you to help guide them to implement a Manufacturing Execution System. At first, you thought this would be a relatively easy decision, so you put out a RFQ (request for quote) and see which of the on-premises, traditional vendors […]

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Are we experiencing a Manufacturing Execution System Revolution?

Thanks to the explosion of possibilities brought to us by the Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, and the Digital Thread, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) now have options. Since the 1980’s, Manufacturing Execution Systems were implemented with in-house development teams and custom enterprise software. They were hosted on local servers in the plant. With Industry 4.0, we […]