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Survey Analysis: Multisite MES Delivering Benefits Today With Cloud(s) on the Horizon

Published: 19 May 2017

ID: G00322390

Analyst(s): Simon Jacobson , Rick Franzosa


A recent survey of MES practitioners revealed that manufacturers are seeing greater value from their investments as more sites are deployed. This research provides supply chain leaders responsible for manufacturing technologies insights to maximize the value of their investments.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • MES Practitioners Are Not Yet Succumbing to the Allure of Big Data, IoT and Cloud Computing
  • Enterprise Multisite Manufacturing Execution System Deployments Provide Evidence of Benefits Realization
  • Look at MES as Part of an Enterprise Architecture, Not Just as a Stand-Alone App, and Build a Long-Term Business Case Instead of an Immediate Fix
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

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