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Blending Cloud and AI for Better Manufacturing OutcomesBy CIOAdvisor Apac | Wednesday, May 08, 2019
The present-day trend of automation in combination with exchange of data in manufacturing technologies is referred to as Industry 4.0 or Industrial Internet of Things which is seen as the brainchild of artificial intelligence (AI). At this juncture, the manufacturers need to embrace groundbreaking technologies, which would allow them to experience the positive effect that these technologies may have on the businesses. Although many organizations feel overwhelmed by the need to shift to AI, there are certain steps that can be followed to make the transition smooth. One of the best moves is to keep all the staff and executive up to speed with the vision that they are sailing toward, since the vision requires a change in working pattern as well as the development of new adaptive skills. Finding a suitable partner from the technological landscape and connecting with industry specialists would prove pivotal for manufacturers.
The investment in cloud technologies is crucial for manufacturers since cloud forms a vital component in AI and related projects. It is vital that AI technology providers and cloud companies collaborate and educate manufacturers on the constructive influence that the technologies can make in combination. The presence of cloud-driven AI can be applied to almost every manufacturing facility where the AI is similar to automation since it can classify large quantities of data and identify patterns to help improve efficiencies. The use of AI can empower employees to focus on strategic and high-value tasks instead of looking at mundane ones.