This media alert announced iBASEt 5th educational webinar, presented by the MOM Institute, that examines what metrics should be considered as part of implementing and maintaining a Manufacturing Execution System, or MES.
Those managing manufacturing operations may think its better to delay upgrading their MES, but by understanding the opportunity cost or risk of deferring an MES upgrade, however, might lead to a different conclusion.
Each industry may have additional environmental factors as will companies that may have corporate technology standards. Therefore, it's important to pick a set of suppliers that can exist in a compatible ecosystem while minimizing the technical debt associated with a multi-vendor IT/OT architecture.
The theme of our fourth educational webinar, The Importance of End User Acceptance, was a reminder of how important it is to engage with those who will be using an MES or any other IT system as part of the implementation. Here's a summary of what was discussed.
There are numerous examples of next-generation metrics that need to emerge to better gauge business performance in an Industry 4.0 future. Basing your MES implementation on some of these emerging metrics might prove your MES investment is more valuable than you originally thought.
Here are three key factors you should seriously consider, which will heavily influence how well a software system can deal with change – and incorporate these concepts when selecting your next manufacturing software purchase.