Technological Innovations in the Manufacturing Space
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While the wave of technology evolution, including automation and lean practices change the course of manufacturing industry globally, the demand for cost-effectiveness, interoperability, and productivity throughout the production processes has been increasing. In pursuit of achieving a defect-free shop floor with zero wastages costs, lesser human intervention, and interlinked systems that manage plant and equipment, companies are undergoing trials and tribulations with technology and software. Today, despite the multiplicity of ERP solutions, self-monitoring systems, digital technologies, and internet connected systems; most manufacturers struggle to wade past administrative inefficiencies, repetitive tasks, and processes while keeping a thorough check on manufacturing expenditure and its impact on the bottom line.
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Automotive companies have lots of information but can’t use it effectively to drive business. Data is both difficult to access and needed by more applications. How do you examine the effective and proactive use of data
Michael Risse, Vice President, Seeq Corporation
Whatever the expression—IoT, IIoT (Industrial IoT), IoE (Everything), Industrial Internet—there’s a monolithic sense to its use, as if it denotes a sudden and universal departure from past practices.
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The most challenging aspect of orchestrating and leveraging enterprise customer data is sorting out the rules and policy that govern ownership and privacy—establishing trust.
Paul Boris, CIO, Advanced Manufacturing, GE
The challenge with machine learning in manufacturing isn’t always the machines; it’s often the people as well.
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In the supply chain world, not unlike most other disciplines, firms frequently find themselves in search of the next big thing; some revolutionary break through that will drive big value.
Heppelmann, Divisional General Manager, Manufacturing Solutions, PTC
The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the way manufacturers not only view the way they create and service products, but also how it can help boost quality, efficiency, and productivity within their manufacturing operations.
Mark Osborn, Vice President Digital Strategy and Business Planning for Consumer Products with SAP
Consumers today are online and connected as never before, changing how they live, communicate with friends and family, monitor data about their eating habits and fitness routines, and even manage the lights or smart appliances in their homes.
Art Sebastiano, CIO, SharkNinja Operating LLC
Manufacturers in the consumer durables space are experiencing an increase in demand for superior products alongside the advent of various automated technologies.
Tim King, Global VP of IT, Ideal Clamp Products, Inc.
As an IT professional it took me a long time to understand that we must say YES, and much of what we say to our customers is perceived as “NO”.
Nat Mani, President and CEO, Bestronics, Inc.
Offshore manufacturing has its place. When a product has matured to the state in which manufacturing processes are static and repetitive and, or, when production volumes are very high.
Marc A. Hamer, VP & CIO, Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc.
The trait that differentiates me is that I don’t believe a CIO’s job as simply running back office IT. As a CIO, I look forward to locate ways to transform the company through technology. I am driven by the highest priority of changing the way