Just a few years ago, Big Data revolutionized how businesses make decisions. With the ability to collect and analyze data from diverse sources (such as IoT sensors, click streams, and application logs), businesses were able to uncover more valuable insights regarding their daily operations. Most companies now use Big Data to learn more about customer behavior, market trends, and production processes.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot topic right now. This digital technology is top of mind, especially for those in the manufacturing industry. From automating basic decisions to streamlining processes, AI has become a valuable asset in the manufacturing ecosystem. AI is now such a large component of manufacturing businesses that many are asking the big question, “If factories can rely so heavily on machines, won’t they begin to eliminate human jobs altogether?”