Significant advancements in technology (AI, Machine Learning, AR / VR, Cobotics, etc.) are underway across the manufacturing industry today promising to make everyone smarter. But, do smarter devices and equipment and systems mean your workers will be any smarter? This session will review these advances and address:
· What these technology advances mean for today’s workers?
· How to tap into the largest knowledge base in industry?
· What can organizations do to embrace these technology changes?
Attendees of this session will walk away with an understanding of the history of these technologies and the context regarding their application today. We’ll also look briefly at the idea of “disruption” and challenge what needs disrupted: your markets or your operating practices. Lastly, we’ll discuss in practical terms, how organizations can begin on the Smart Manufacturing journey by taking some very simple, common approaches aimed to empower your most critical assets – your people.