Category Archive: Operational efficiency

Aug 09 2017

Opportunities and challenges of a manufacturing Center of Excellence

I recently blogged about the annual Gartner MESA survey and how it reveals that most manufacturers do not achieve the full value of their enterprise MES, or MOM systems, because they don’t start with a clear understanding of the value and benefits they are aiming for. Manufacturers tend to view MES as a financial investment …

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Jul 26 2017

DATA DRY SPELL: The maritime industry has plenty of data, but few owners use it to improve operations

With nearly 91,000 vessels, the global maritime industry crosses social, economic and geographic frontiers, but it has not yet crossed the data boundary by embracing big data. With connectivity options and speeds improving, ships are beginning to join a data revolution that promises efficiency and cost savings. However, the question remains: what will be the …

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May 10 2017

Collaborative Robots are Making Automation Possible for SMEs (Part 1)

This is the first of a 2-part series addressing the impact of adopting collaborative robots in the SME manufacturing environment.  Although there is a lot of hype about robots taking jobs away from humans, the truth is today many industries still rely on human processes. According to the Boston Consulting Group, only 10% of tasks …

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Apr 12 2017

CENTER OF EXCELLENCE: Optimizing key step in realizing MES/MOM operational transformation

In a previous post, I wrote about the latest Gartner/MESA survey of manufacturers who have deployed MES across their enterprise. This survey is conducted annually by Gartner, a global technology firm, and the Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association, and it provides important insights into the experience of more than 100 MES-user companies. What the survey revealed …

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Mar 17 2016

What’s Missing From Your Manufacturing Processes?

Take a closer look at your manufacturing processes to gain insights into performance improvement and elevated operational excellence.

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