The Industry 4.0 revolution and the future of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)

Industry 4.0 dictates the end of traditional centralized applications for production control. Its vision of ecosystems of smart factories with intelligent and autonomous shop-floor entities is inherently decentralized. Responding to customer demands for tailored products, these plants fueled by tech...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Francisco Almada-Lobo
Format: Article
Published: Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Engenharia (FEUP) 2016-01-01
Series:Journal of Innovation Management
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