Understanding MOM and MES: Simplifying the Differences and Relationship

In the world of manufacturing, two important concepts, MOM (Manufacturing Operations Management) and MES (Manufacturing Execution System), play a vital role in optimizing processes and operations. For those unfamiliar with these terms or those seeking clarification on their distinctions, this blog post aims to clarify their meanings, highlight their differences, and explore how they are […]

Upgrading Automation and Digital Technology: A Manufacturing Manager’s Dilemma

  It’s time to embrace automation and digital transformation to keep pace with Industry 4.0, overcome the challenge of buy-in, and reap the long-term benefits of improved productivity and profitability.   Manufacturing and production always strive to be lean and agile. Automation and controls help expedite workflows, garner intelligent data, and provide many efficiencies within […]

Understanding the present and past of your business

(Descriptive Analysis) Data analytics, as an emerging tool in industry 4.0, provides a general understanding of the business, allowing the development of sophisticated models to improve decision-making. Starting from basic processes such as data collection, storage and enrichment to achieving advanced objectives such as understanding the origin of an industrial problem where anticipating the occurrence […]

Consulting with emotional intelligence.

It seems that consulting and emotional intelligence are not related at all. However, it will be shown that these two aspects are closely related. Consulting in any field should be from people to people. The reasons are described below. Which aspects are important in a consultative process? In consulting and in the execution of any […]

Digital Transformation: Short-term impacts of digital transformation in the industry

Digital transformation is a process of change that involves the restructuring of services, products, processes or strategies within all areas of a company in order to integrate them through the use of technology. Despite the great challenge of implementing operational and organizational culture changes, the benefits of digital transformation for organizations in times of pandemic […]

5 Key stages to face a digital transformation process

Each company is different, as well as its strategic goals and requirements; but the success factors in organizations are shared regardless the sector or industry. For example, at the operative level: time optimization, productivity, alignment of personal and professional goals with business drivers, quality of life improvement and recognition are the pillars for high-performance teams that make […]

Data Analysis

A commitment to an innovative future In recent years the world has come to be assisted by data, and so today, technology and information are rapidly changing the way organizations operate, where each management and decision is implemented based on the analysis of this information. In fact, one of the innovative advances in managing such […]

Operational Digital Transformation

How to make the most out of it Context: Many companies need technological upgrades due to the obsolescence of their equipment, high spare parts costs, standardization of their processes or systems, difficulty to interconnect the operation with more modern systems, among many other reasons. However, a migration of technology without an analysis of the context, […]

Application of Agile Software Development Methodologies on MES Systems

Traditionally, the world of software development is comprised of several paradigms, methodologies, and concepts focused on building quality products that are within the three typical restrictions described in the main project management guides: scope, time, and cost. Software development projects are characterized by high uncertainty, where the schedule projections are almost never met, even though […]

Augmented Reality, is a reality

Digital transformation through disruptive technologies enables companies to effectively maintain differentiation and competitiveness in a rapidly and constantly evolving world and markets. One of the technologies that has generated the most echo in manufacturing companies is augmented reality and here we will explain some reasons. What is augmented reality? Augmented reality (AR) is a technology […]