The Future of Smart Manufacturing: From robotics to AR, these new technologies push the envelope and embody the idea that smart manufacturing is slated to become the next Industrial Revolution.
Smart Future Factories & Highest OEE Scores: Will Hyperconnected Factories, Autonomous Factories or Collaborative Product-Service Factories prevail? What will the factory of the future look like? | How can we achieve an OEE score of 100%?
Innovative Technologies: How does technology (AI, ML, AR etc.) help simplify complex processes by combining thousands of components into precise processes and shortening long instructions?
Connected Machines: Communication among machines and robotics on the factory floor, purchasing departments, and digitally run truck fleets and materials suppliers.
People empowered by IT: Connected to the data and supported by automated analytics, managers and supervisors can achieve a higher level of wise decision-making.
Digital Visualization & Future of Additive Manufacturing: Real-time and predictive analytics – Real-time data collection and automated review using powerful algorithms. Turns data into insights. | Organic vs. Inorganic Growth Strategy Options – Advantages and Disadvantages.
Robotics, Sensorics & Automation: Which technology is most efficient? Will Robots complement or replace Human Workers? Possibilities for better adherence to tight cycle times through collaborative robots
Data Protection & Cyber Risk Management: How do we handle cyber security issues regarding intellectual property and customers?
Operational Excellence, Lean Management & Shop-Floor Management: How do we “connect” MES, big data and cloud computing?
Smart Mobile Devices & Cloud Computing: Are smart devices currently only gadgets? What use cases are out there, and what is the future of mobile devices? | Who controls the cloud? Who owns the data?
Predictive Maintenance: How do we apply machine learning, deep learning and AI into predictive maintenance (and cyber security)?
Smart Workforce & Leadership: How will people work alongside robots and intelligent machines? | Human-machine collaborative workforce, Augmented workforce, Dynamic workforce – what makes employees more productive?