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The First Step Toward Industry 4.0: Replacing Paper

Posted by Julia Walsh on Jul 21, 2022 9:15:00 AM

The value of digitizing the plant by replacing paper forms as your first step in the Industry 4.0 journey

Industry 4.0 and the benefits it can potentially bring are often misconstrued to be a ‘Big-Bang' change in the way a company operates. Overnight, the automation of plant workflows and AI-driven business results are achieved to yield far-reaching and unprecedented benefits. This view of Industry 4.0 adoption has some serious flaws.

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How to Optimize Your Maintenance System

Posted by Julia Walsh on Jul 13, 2022 8:21:00 AM

Unplanned downtime is the single biggest enemy of productivity.

Forbes estimates the cost of downtime alone is over $50 billion each year for industrial manufacturers. This is more than substantial and can often be the difference between a company making or losing money. The article points toward predictive maintenance gaining prominence to significantly reduce downtime, to learn faster and predict failures long before stoppages can ever happen.

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Tags: business intelligence, frontline workforce, Industry 4.0, connected worker, business process management

Are you ready for an AI-enabled Transformation?

Posted by Julia Walsh on Jul 7, 2022 7:22:21 AM

Understanding the role, a connected enterprise and an empowered workforce plays in laying the foundation for a successful AI implementation.

A common misconception when it comes to Digital Transformation and Industry 4.0 is that with the rapid adoption of the technology gamut associated with them, the manufacturing operation would, as a step change, transform into a fully automated endeavor, orchestrated almost entirely by autonomous AI applications, self-optimizing and self-driven.

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Tags: frontline workforce, digital transformation, Industry 4.0, process optimization