Visibility in manufacturing

In this age of the Internet of Things (IOT), Industry 4.0 and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), many business processes are rigorously managed and analysed. The size and scope of these company wide management systems can unfortunately leave a gap in business data –...

The most important metrics for manufacturing

“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.” — Sherlock Holmes It is often said that “good data drives good problem solving.” This couldn’t be more important than in today’s competitive manufacturing industry. Digitising the manufacturing floor...

Best MES Installation tips

We’ve had many different approaches to installation from our clients. Some take a methodical and stepped approach to installation while others want immediate installation. Some production teams are on board and ready for change instantly while others require some...

Are your manufacturing processes tribal?

Tribal knowledge is any unwritten information that is not commonly known by others within a company. It is not documented and exists only in the minds of certain people. It is often information that is used when producing a product and it is a concern for rapidly...