The Manufacturer published an article on Artificial Intelligence and how it's going to be the next breakthrough in productivity improvement.
Key benefits AI offers to a manufacturers
- Decision in real time - AI will allow operators and managers to make many more informed decisions at each stage in the production process in real time
- Quality - Sensors spotting defects on the production line to immediately remove the defective partand order a replacement all while calculating in real-time just-in-time schedules.
- Predictive ordering
- Smart Opportunity assessment
As AI becomes more mainstream within organisations, a trust and dependability will surface which brings a level of intelligence that becomes mission critical to organisations.
As businesses build their own technology foundations through the use of technology, the advancement to de-centralised AI – where AI solutions can speak at every level of the supply chain from customers through to vendors, data sharing and decision-making will be performed immediately where it would have taken teams of people days and weeks to replicate.
As more emerging technologies come to the fore including Blockchain, Augmented Reality and AI, the inevitable convergence of these trends will happen quickly, and manufacturers should look to embrace and invest now.*