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A Plan to Future Proof Automation Software
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A Plan to Future Proof Automation Software

At its second annual user group conference, Inductive Automation explains the need to rethink your SCADA and MES applications to future proof your production operations and your business.
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MES/MOM: Time for a Change?
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MES/MOM: Time for a Change?

As management staff approaches retirement, will expanding the use of MES/MOM to manage operations become crucial?
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Are You Spending too Much on Automation?
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Are You Spending too Much on Automation?

To find out if you should automate or stick with a manual process, answer these five questions.
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What Kind of MES Do You Need?

When considering what kind of manufacturing execution system (MES) your operations should have, you need to consider several factors related to technical and business needs, and particularly context.
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GE Intelligent Platforms to Resell Dream Report

Ocean Data Systems, the technology leader in automated reporting for industry, announced that GE Intelligent Platforms will resell Dream Report as a Report Generation tool for use across their automa
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Managing Relationships Among Operations, IT and Engineering
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Managing Relationships Among Operations, IT and Engineering

In an MES project, each of these actors has different goals and viewpoints that sometimes turn out to be almost confrontational. However, the contribution of each is critical to the success of the project and its subsequent maintenance and evolution.
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A packaging problem led to the voluntary recall of 96,000 pounds of hot dogs across the U.S. in April. The Apriso software addresses such a problem.
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New Software Touts Global Visibility for Food & Beverage Manufacturers

Through its Delmia Apriso manufacturing operations management software, Dassault Systèmes is addressing packaging accuracy and better access to more detailed traceability metrics. The new application delivers KPI and other data to smartphones and tablets for quicker decision-making.
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Using MES/MOM to Streamline Production Complexity
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Using MES/MOM to Streamline Production Complexity

Virtual Presentation: A look at how Johnson Controls' Lithium-ion battery plant uses MES/MOM software to simplify complex production processes.
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Rockwell Automation RSTechEd 2014
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Rockwell Touts Its Connected Enterprise at RSTechED

Rockwell Automation executives opened their annual software business unit conference with a look at how the 111-year-old maker of automation products is transforming its own assembly plant operations.
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A Starter’s Guide to Achieving Performance Excellence in Manufacturing

Optimizing and leveraging existing resources are key focuses for most businesses. An operational excellence strategy can be the difference between mediocrity and market leadership.
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