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Engine or Anchor?
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Jim Davis, Vice Provost - Information Technology & CTO UCLA, Co-Founder Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition, University of California, Los Angeles

No doubt everyone is aware of well-publicized, data-driven business transformations, for example, in the consumer-based industries—financial, transportation, hotel, entertainment, that have been extensively discussed within the CIO...

Creating a Securer Industrial Manufacturing Environment with a Defense in Depth Concept
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Stefan Woronka, Director Industrial Security Services, Siemens AG

In today’s world, with interconnected systems and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) it becomes of even greater importance to address the protection of Industrial Automation Systems. As we see attacks in the wild that are specifically...

Impact of IoT on Manufacturing
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As digital tools advance, so do industries. The advent of IoT in manufacturing is a great innovation. The changing expectations of the customer and the increased demand for goods are the prime reason to increase supply and production. The IoT...

The New Tech Frontier for Utilities
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Greg Sarich, CIO, CLEAResult

In today’s day and age, we’re all immersed in a world bursting with technology. The phones in our pockets are essentially mini computers. The cars that we drive can park themselves. The refrigerators we have can tell us if we’re...

Manufacturing Intelligence Techniques to Increase Farmers' Productivity
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With the increase in the population along with the land for farming, water, and energy resources, the survival of farmers has been miserable in the U.S. The farmers are to be provided with safe and efficient crop protection, seed-care products...

Machine Learning and AI in Transforming Manufacturing Sector
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A good manufacturing unit is essential for any industry and with the advent of AI; the latter is slowly impending in the manufacturing industry and facilitating industrial revolution. AI-powered machines are constructing an easy path by yielding a...

Five Trends for Manufacturing's Fourth Wave: Industry 4.0 Essentials for Global Operations Leaders
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Francois Barbier, President, Global Operations and Components, Flex

Welcome to Industry 4.0, a term coined in 2011 by Henning Kagermann, the head of the German Academy of Science and Engineering. This new fourth wave is powered by advancements that include smart manufacturing, robotics, artificial intelligence,...

Will Robots Replace the Manufacturing Jobs?
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> news

With the gradual dominance of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, headlines predict the end of manufacturing jobs as the human workers will become obsolete. With robots as factory workers, making tea for you, doing all the household chores and...

AI - Changing the Face of the Manufacturing Industry
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> news

Artificial intelligence (AI) has permeated into nearly every field of work, and the manufacturing industry is the most recent to be on the brink of a significant breakthrough, led by AI. The disruption is going to not only change the way...

"A Programmer, A Controls Engineer and A Mathematician Walk into an X-Bar..."
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Dennis Rausch, VP IT, REA Magnet Wire Company

In process manufacturing environments, the production operator relies heavily on process signals, closed-loop process controls, along with continuous and intermittent product testing results. Systems that would give operators the very best view...

Smart Manufacturing with Metrology
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> news

Considering the potential of data-driven manufacturing, organizations need to rethink the role of quality control, in the realm of individual operations and throughout the supply chain of the entire organization. Today's manufacturers are...

Five Trends for Manufacturing's Fourth Wave: Industry 4.0 Essentials for Global Operations Leaders
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Francois Barbier, President, Global Operations and Components, Flex

Welcome to Industry 4.0, a term coined in 2011 by Henning Kagermann, the head of the German Academy of Science and Engineering. This new fourth wave is powered by advancements that include smart manufacturing, robotics, artificial intelligence,...

Artificial Intelligence-Algorithms of Change
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Ash Dhupar, Chief Analytics Officer, Publishers Clearing House

There is a lot of discussion around artificial intelligence (AI) and how these algorithms can change the pace of mankind’s next evolution in technology. As always, there are two sides to the story. There are those who are afraid and those...

Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence-A Value Proposition Primer for CIOs
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Sammy Amirghodsi, Vice President, Data Management, OCC (Options Clearing Corporation)

With increased focus on robotic process automation (RPA) to automate mundane and repetitive tasks, the next evolution in cognitive automation is now underway. Chief Information Officers (CIO) are evaluating and deploying second generation...

Robotic Appliances- How a new generation of user friendly automation will change Manufacturing and Logistics
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Harsha Prahlad, CEO & Co-founder, Grabit Inc.

Let’s glimpse into the work lives of several people: • Mr. Smith is an operations executive at a global consumer brand. His manufacturing processes are labor intensive, and labor costs have been steadily climbing worldwide. He...

Automation in the Cloud: Three Ways to Revolutionize Your Business
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Alex Brown, CEO, 10th Magnitude

Cloud is transformational in many ways. But one of the most interesting is IT’s newfound ability to change—and improve—the way your business goes to market. Ask yourself: How rapidly can we go to market right now? How quickly...

Intelligent Process Automation: The New Imperative for Business Services
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Robert H. Brown, AVP, Center for the future of Work, Cognizant

New digital technologies are transforming traditional process management, opening new doors for business and enabling employees to work smarter Advances in technology, automation, interconnectedness, user experience, process analytics and...

How Automation is Transforming Field ServiceSupport
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John Manasso, General Manager, IBM Technology Support Services, North America

As enterprises around the world continue to shift the way they select, deploy, and manage technology for their clients and customers, business leaders must take into consideration how newfound speed and efficiency inthe digitized world effects the...

Fueling CIO Success with Test Automation
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Rajeev Rai, CEO and Co-Founder, QA Source

As a CIO, each of you are facing a unique set of challenges in 2015, whether you are integrating COTS products, moving to the cloud, focusing on data security, going mobile, or maybe even something totally unique to your company. What if I told...

Professional Services Automation: A Value Proposition
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Kevin Flynn, VP of Professional Services, Public Safety Division, Tyler Technologies, Inc. [NYSE:TYL]

Better, Faster, Cheaper This mantra is frequently repeated across all industries. For instance, in the consumer electronics industry, where once highly-priced items such as televisions, personal computers, phones and cameras have become...

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