Author Archives: Max Brisson

The big divide – with solutions for bridging it

The big divide – with solutions for bridging it Today I’m writing about the big divide in our society – the polarization that everyone’s talking about. The one that makes it tough for all of us to see eye to eye. You know the one I mean! The divide between manufacturing and IT people, on every shop floor. Joking aside … to have success in any manufacturing project, one of Read More

Keys to a successful global MES roll-out

A global MES roll-out is a complex beast, involving a polyglot of players, systems, facilities, languages, consultancies and countries. Planning and process are critical. Team integration – global team integration – equally so. But before we discuss the challenges and the process, let me bring up the why. If you already have an MES in each one of your plants around the planet … why do you need a global Read More

Empowering manufacturers to make a positive impact on people everywhere in the world

“What do you do?” and “Why are you doing this?” are far and away the top questions we get from people who do not know what an MES is. People like partners, children, and friends. And probably the next person whose life path crosses mine, if they don’t read this blog post first. Luckily our brand foundation – Empowering manufacturers to make a positive impact on people everywhere in the Read More