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A weekly summary of the news, trends, reviews, profiles and articles from Manufacturing Technology Insights
February 14, 2019

Manufacturing Technology Insights Weekly Brief

Newsletter for Enterprise Technology Decision Makers

Feature of the Week
Storage and computation of the vast amount of the produced data require massive resources that can be expensive for companies.
IoT is a network infrastructure that connects virtual or physical things that can capture and communicate data. There are many applications of IoT not only business infrastructure but also in almost every crucial part of humankind.
AI models use an algorithm to identify patterns in the data. Choosing a suitable algorithm allows enterprises to deduce meaningful insights into a business process as some algorithms work better with a particular type of data.
Featured Vendors
Provides physical prototypes with a focus on highest quality and most competitive pricing in the industry.
LMI Technologies Inc. (LMI) develops 3D scanning and inspection solutions for industrial production.
With a mission to redefine Development and Manufacturing, Fluxa leverages modern, scalable digital architectures specially curated for the Operations space across process design, execution, and analytics.
CIO Viewpoint
Matt Meier, VP and CIO – North America, Whirlpool Corporation
It’s important to know your customers and the context of your businesses. Only then can you make informed recommendations and help lead a business in the right direction.
David Tamayo, CIO, DCS Corporation
An old Chinese proverb says, “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago.
CXO Insights
By Robert Sompolski, Dean of Mathematics, Engineering and Computer Science, Oakton Community College
Financial industry leaders are prepared to increase the resources that they use to protect against these threats in order to provide sufficient levels of trust for their customers and stockholders.
By Jim Davis, Vice Provost - Information Technology & CTO UCLA, Co-Founder Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition, University of California, Los Angeles
The explosion of connected devices and data is surely a CIO’s nightmare with today’s views of cyber security and enterprise systems.