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Changing Technology Models Are Pressuring the Survivability of Today's MES Market

Published: 30 July 2015

ID: G00277706

Analyst(s): Rick Franzosa

Summary

Customer demands for personalized products and the technologies that support those demands are fundamentally changing MES. Manufacturing IT professionals should take note, as technology decisions made today will impact their companies' ability to meet these challenges in the future.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Large vendors with MES offerings are creating platforms for manufacturers to support data analysis both inside and outside the local production domain
  • Although MES capabilities are becoming commoditized, new technology doesn't remove the hard work of implementation for manufacturing IT professionals
  • For manufacturing IT professionals, new disruptive technologies are bringing new approaches to old problems

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