Gordon Benzie

Author's details

Name: Gordon Benzie
Date registered: June 28, 2010

Biography

Gordon Benzie is our resident blog-master, responsible for keeping the Manufacturing Transformation blog content fresh and interesting. While he isn't doing that, he is managing Apriso's public and analyst relations as part of his marketing communications role at Apriso. His posts will likely be commentary and observations on recent analyst reports and research studies. Gordon is on Google+

Latest posts

  1. New Stone Tools Shown to Improve Productivity — April 1, 2014
  2. What’s in an Acronym? An MES or MOM by Any Other Name … — March 18, 2014
  3. Welcome to the 4th Industrial Revolution! — February 6, 2014
  4. The Top 10 Most Read Blog Posts of 2013 — January 2, 2014
  5. How Involved is IT With Your Social Networks? — November 6, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. The Collaborative Factory of the Future — 2 comments
  2. Welcome to the 4th Industrial Revolution! — 2 comments
  3. It Pays to Collaborate In Manufacturing — 2 comments
  4. Mobility’s Increasing Role in Manufacturing — 2 comments
  5. What’s in an Acronym? An MES or MOM by Any Other Name … — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Apr 01 2014

New Stone Tools Shown to Improve Productivity

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In this seasonal post, an argument for adoption of new stone tools is presented – perhaps reversing trend towards paperless manufacturing?

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2014/04/new-stone-tools-shown-to-improve-productivity/

Mar 18 2014

What’s in an Acronym? An MES or MOM by Any Other Name …

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Are you confused by the plethora of manufacturing acronyms in use today? You are not alone …

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2014/03/what-is-in-an-acronym-an-mes-or-mom-by-any-other-name/

Feb 06 2014

Welcome to the 4th Industrial Revolution!

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Here is an overview of what is being coined as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and how it will impact your life.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2014/02/welcome-to-the-4th-industrial-revolution/

Jan 02 2014

The Top 10 Most Read Blog Posts of 2013

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Review of our top ten most read posts of 2013

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2014/01/the-top-10-most-read-blog-posts-of-2013/

Nov 06 2013

How Involved is IT With Your Social Networks?

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Research suggests a gap exists between the social media IT thinks is used on the shop floor, and what business users are actually doing.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2013/11/how-involved-is-it-with-your-social-networks/

Oct 25 2013

Webinar: Getting Business Value From Manufacturing Execution Systems

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Ensure the most business value is extracted from the implementation of a Manufacturing Execution System.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2013/10/webinar-getting-business-value-from-manufacturing-execution-systems/

Oct 18 2013

5 Market Pressures Driving a Need for Greater Resilience in Manufacturing Operations

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Here five market pressures driving manufacturers to improve operational agility.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2013/10/5-market-pressures-driving-a-need-for-greater-resilience-in-manufacturing-operations/

Aug 15 2013

When an RFP is a Risky Business – Part 2

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Five rules of thumb on how to best evaluate new technology with an open mind to avoid unknown risks

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2013/08/when-an-rfp-is-a-risky-business-part-2/

Jul 31 2013

When an RFP is a Risky Business

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Evaluating a new technology with a legacy mind set and evaluation tool is a risky practice

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2013/07/when-an-rfp-is-a-risky-business/

May 21 2013

It Pays to Collaborate In Manufacturing

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We all know better communications leads to improved manufacturing performance. Here is a validation of this concept with quantified benefits

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2013/05/it-pays-to-collaborate-in-manufacturing/

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