Author Archive for Mark Sen Gupta

Digital Transformation – The Humanity of It

At the 2017 Honeywell Users Group, I had the opportunity to listen to Scott Klososky with Future Point of View, who spoke on Digital Transformation. However, he addressed it from the point of view of humanity. He opened with the question: “How does technology affect humanity?”  Then he asked, “Are we happier?” Unfortunately, no. To […]

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Cloud Adoption Slow and Steady Among SAP Chemical Users

Last week I had the pleasure to attend the Best Practices for Chemicals Event in Houston this year. Digital Transformation in Chemicals While there I spoke with SAP about Digital Transformation in the chemicals industry.  Apparently, chemical manufacturers, particularly those focused on agri-business, paint and coatings, are leading the charge in response to acute competitive […]

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Deep Learning As A Service

A recent article in Forbes discusses Google’s current strategy concerning it’s deep learning technology.  After a quick overview of how Google has utilized its Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, the article states, “Some companies have built their own AI research units and need to build highly customized models for specific applications. Yet, in doing so they […]

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Unlocking the Value of Data at Dow

  At the 2016 Manufacturing Leadership Forum hosted by Northwest Analytics, Jim Peters from the Dow Analytical Tech Center presented on Dow’s efforts to derive greater value from available process data. Most of the manufacturing process data collected are generally underutilized, and sometimes simply ignored, in the archives of various process historians, LIMS or other […]

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The Promise of Cognitive Computing

Since the beginning of modern times, industry has been challenged with applying expertise consistently throughout the organization. Demographic trends and new technological advances promise to challenge the way industry approaches business. To stay competitive, industrial organizations will need to embrace new applications like cognitive computing, or simulating human thought processes in a computerized model. Consistent […]

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