By Scott Hageman

How to determine if you need a Manufacturing Execution System

  How do you know you need a Manufacturing Execution System and how do you choose the right one? Many companies today are struggling with how to best support their systemic needs in the manufacturing process.  Most already have an ERP system, like SAP, to support their financial needs. These companies also use that ERP system to support the manufacturing … Read More

By Scott Hageman

10 ways Live Factory real­-time visibility into manufacturing improves your bottom line

Wouldn’t it be great to live in a world where you could get real-time visibility into your manufacturing processes just like you receive personal information on your phone? Do you need a way to immediately know what’s happening on your shop floor and capture that operational data in order to do analysis? Do you want a solution that gives you … Read More

By Matthew Stemmler

Smart Growth: How Operational Intelligence builds on Process Excellence to improve business outcomes

We often describe Process Excellence as the bedrock of Operational Technology deployment, a strong root system to support better business outcomes. But laying a solid foundation is not the only way the digital transformation process resembles the gardening process. In both, there are additional layers that are important for successful growth, and they need to be laid down at the … Read More

By Matthew Stemmler

How a Common Operational Picture (COP) unlocks hidden business value

Omnipresent means you’re always in the know… If friends asked you watch their two-year-old, you probably wouldn’t be too worried about keeping an eye on the child. On the other hand, if someone asked you to watch 20 two-year-olds, you might feel a bit more apprehensive (I certainly would!). But every day we in the manufacturing industry face a similar … Read More

By Spencer McConoughey

Blockchain: Key Takeaways from Consensus 2019

C5MI and YASH Technologies are constantly seeking to harness the latest technologies to drive business value for our clients. That’s why we attended Blockchain Week 2019 in New York. The flagship event, Consensus, attracted blockchain aficionados from around the world to exchange knowledge and align their visions for the future of blockchain technology. The caliber of individuals at Consensus seems … Read More