LNS Research was delighted to be invited again to Dassault Systèmes’ (3DS) annual get together for a small band of diverse industry analysts that cover a wide range of 3DS’ industries and technologies. Quite literally right out of the gate, 3DS surprised us on the bus to the event by announcing that Dassault Systèmes had acquired Medidata Solutions, Inc. for $5.8 billion.Read More
Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) solutions provide two traditional functions in the manufacturing plant:
- Support and enforce manufacturing processes and procedures, and
- Bridge industrial automation systems that provide plant floor control to enterprise and business operations systems.
Industry 4.0, Smart Manufacturing are hot topics for companies gearing-up Industrial Transformation. The goals of these ambitious programs while admirable have a long-term view. Here at LNS as we define our upcoming research agenda and delve into Industrial Transformation, it has become clear that many of our clients are opting for shorter term view than the typical large-scale and expensive Industrial Transformation programs.Read More
Imagine this, manufacturers: logging into Facebook at work but having it actually be for work purposes. Right on your newsfeed, next to the status updates about what your mother’s friend had for dinner last night and your long-lost cousin’s fantastic pyramid scheme opportunity, you see updates on every machine in your plant about how they’re performing.Read More