Manufacturing operations are different. Businesses are different. These all exist on spectrums of complexity, uniqueness, appetite for customization, budget, etc. What is the correct balance between standard (out-of-the-box) functionality, and extensibility? There is a software product perspective, as well as a customer perspective. Parsec has been wrestling with these variables and factors since our inception. This presentation will introduce a new product concept which aims to offer a path for some to utilize more standard, self-deployable MES functionality, while allowing others to tailor their solutions where it makes sense, all fitting within the existing TrakSYS framework.