Technology - Virtual Roundtable

Industry 4.0: Accelerating digital transformation in manufacturing

6th April 2021 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm BST | 1:00pm - 2:30pm EST
Do you think this desire to accelerate digital transformation is a temporary blip or a permanent trajectory of Industry 4.0?

Connecting Internet of Things (IoT) devices and using cognitive capabilities to align workflows and processes are critical capabilities of intelligent manufacturing plants to help realize Industry 4.0. However, these plants don’t depend on just one or two technologies to work their magic.

Intelligent plants are created by using powerful technologies automation, artificial intelligence (AI), cloud, 5G/Edge, etc. to transform operations. Yet, deploying this vast array of technologies can be complex and requires both IT and OT skills to architect and execute. Other challenges organizations face include, isolated and disconnected machines, legacy systems and technologies and lack of vision/ roadmap for Industry4.0 transformation.

So, how can you navigate from vision to implementation to operation by leveraging real time shopfloor data? How is AI effectively being used in manufacturing?

Join IBM and a select group of your industry peers to discuss your challenges, your approaches to Industry4.0 and vision for the Factory of the Future.

Discussion Topics

Industry 4.0 is a digital enabler for manufacturing transformation. Are organizations ready to embark on this transformation? Where is your org on this curve?
How are manufacturing companies dealing with legacy technologies and systems?
Where do you see AI being used effectively today and what is its potential in the next few years in manufacturing?

Your Host

Thought Leader
Patrick Murphy Partner & Practice Leader, North America, IBM
Patrick joined IBM in 2016. Currently, Patrick is building the Industry 4.0 / Intelligent Manufacturing consulting… Find out more
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