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What Are Manufacturing Execution Systems?
A manufacturing execution system (MES) can be defined as a collection of business processes providing event-by-event, real-time execution of planned production

statistical definitions variance  based on defined routings), statistical process control [SPC] systems, quality control systems, and specialized applications such as batch reporting and control. [italics added] What these lengthy definitions illustrate is that it can be difficult to easily identify or define the full range of applications used on the plant floor, let alone determine what falls exclusively under MES. Moreover, vendors never hesitate to add to the confusion by using creative labeling to suggest difference. To put MES into

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Business Intelligence (BI)

Business intelligence (BI) and performance management applications enable real-time, interactive access, analysis, and manipulation of mission-critical corporate information. These applications provide users with valuable insights into key operating information to quickly identify business problems and opportunities. Users are able to access and leverage vast amounts of information to analyze relationships and understand trends that ultimately support business decisions. These tools prevent the potential loss of knowledge within the enterprise that results from massive information accumulation that is not readily accessible or in a usable form. It is an umbrella term that ties together other closely related data disciplines including data mining, statistical analysis, forecasting, and decision support. 

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