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Apriso Launches MPI 3.0 with Quality Intelligence Pack
In line with the theme that more knowledge is better, Dassault Systèmes recently announced general availability of Apriso's FlexNet Manufacturing Process

kpi reports 2008  analytics, key performance indicators (KPI), dashboards, and reports.   MPI Evolution   The best way to characterize the differences by MPI major releases would be to view MPI 1.0 as an entry point that was optimized to work at the plant level . Version 2.0 took what the vendor had learned from this first release and optimized it for global/multisite deployments . Version 3.0 is a refinement of 2.0, with the primary updates being as follow: One needs MPI 3.0 to access the expanded set of quality

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