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Follow Three Best Practices in MES Governance Using Centers of Excellence

Published: 06 November 2015

ID: G00274185

Analyst(s): Rick Franzosa , Simon Jacobson


Manufacturing business and IT leadership can achieve more successful governance of manufacturing execution system implementation and support by managing these systems via a cross-functional center of excellence.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Charter Your MES COE to Be the One-Stop Shop for All Things Related to MES, Including Global System Definition, Vendor Liaison, Implementation Services and Ongoing Support
  • Dedicate a Full-Time MES COE Staff for the Governance of Your Manufacturing Sites
  • Align and Coordinate the MES COE With Other IT and LOB Functions to Synchronize MES-Related Activities With Other Business Priorities/Initiatives

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