Order CGI's MES Product Survey

CGI's 2016 MES Product Survey is a 906-page report written by manufacturing system experts within CGI's MES Center of Excellence in the Netherlands. To order a copy, please submit our online form. The survey also may be ordered from MESA International.

The 2016 survey provides comprehensive information on manufacturing execution system (MES) products, vendors, trends and more, including:

Observations and trends

  • Business issues
  • Manufacturing maturity
  • Standardization
  • Metrics matter
  • Business case or justification for MES
  • Global manufacturing
  • Collaborative manufacturing
  • Industry 4.0 and advanced manufacturing
  • Smart manufacturing roadmap
  • Internet of Things
  • Big data
  • Cloud and Saas
  • Smart sensors and lab-on-a-chip
  • Security
  • Energy management (ISO 50001)
  • Sustainability and lean
  • Implementation strategy (DevOps)

Manufacturing execution systems (MES)

  • Manufacturing execution systems (MES)
  • Blueprint architecture and value-adding roadmap
  • Multi-site, template-based MES
  • Importance of domain expertise

Standards and best practices

  • CGI’s Manufacturing Atlas
  • MESA International
  • ANSI/ISA-95 standard
  • B2MML and KPI-ML standards
  • Validation and regulatory compliance
  • Serialization
  • MES and ERP, PDM/PLM, LIMS, EAM, WMS, etc.
  • Integration approaches

         

Survey results

  • Industry sector focus
  • Preconfigured solutions
  • MESA compliance
  • MESA strategic initiatives
  • Smart manufacturing
  • ISA-95 compliance
  • Configurability
  • Vendors’ quality assurance systems
  • Validation and regulatory compliance
  • Energy management (ISO 50001)
  • Projects and license structures
  • Deployment and multi-site rollout
  • Help desk and support
  • Languages
  • Platforms
  • Databases
  • Technology
  • Architecture
  • Integration approach
  • Mobile solutions
  • Incident management