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MES for Discrete Industries, Part 1: Back to Basics

Published: 30 March 2006

ID: G00183170

Analyst(s): Simon Jacobson , Alison Smith

Summary

While ERP remains the IT investment priority for discrete manufacturers in 2006, manufacturing-related IT investments are not too far behind. As ERP continues to push into the production environment, these budgets will overlap and blur. This is the first in a series of articles to help discrete manufacturers evaluate their true MES requirements and make the correct investments as they move forward with their plans.

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