The unexpected benefits of using the Digital Enterprise for compliance

James B. (Jim) Thompson, Ph.D.
Jim has worked in the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) industry for 30 years. Initially in R&D roles for development of CAD/CAM and PLM software, and then as a ……

The MedTech approach to the Digital Enterprise strategy

James B. (Jim) Thompson, Ph.D.
Jim has worked in the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) industry for 30 years. Initially in R&D roles for development of CAD/CAM and PLM software, and then as a ……

Good news for MedTech manufacturers: Siemens MES positioned as Leader by Gartner

Siemens has been named by Gartner, Inc. as a “Leader” in its 2017 Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems/Manufacturing Operations Management (MES/MOM).

Why is that good news fo……

Medical Device Manufacturing: Today’s Approach to the 5Ms of Manufacturing

Pressure has never been greater for medical device manufacturers. The introduction of new products, accelerated clearance processes, and the ability to efficiently run new manufacturing activities in……

Controlling the 5Ms in Medical Device Manufacturing | Automating Product Quality

This is a fundamental truth in manufacturing: delivering quality products means controlling the 5Ms of manufacturing – material, man, machine, measure, and method. If you are in medical device manufa……

Beyond the 5Ms | Part 6: Additional benefits of modern MES

In this blog series, we got back to basics for manufacturers. Delivering product quality is still rooted in controlling the 5Ms of manufacturing – material, man, machine, measure, and method. However……

Controlling the 5Ms in Pursuit of Product Quality | Part 5 – Method

There are some basic tenets of manufacturing that we’ve been reviewing in this blog series. Control of the 5Ms of manufacturing – material, man, machine, measure, and method – is critical for creatin……

Controlling the 5Ms in Pursuit of Product Quality | Part 4 – Measure

In this blog series, we’ve been getting back to basics. Product quality is rooted in the control of the 5Ms of manufacturing – material, man, machine, measure, and method. If you get those right, you……

Controlling the 5Ms in Pursuit of Product Quality | Part 3 – Machine

This blog series continues as we discuss the 5Ms of manufacturing – material, man, machine, measure, and method. Part 3 focuses on control of machines.
In the previous blogs, we said that the p……