Archive for machine learning

Modern Manufacturing: Machines Learning from Machine Learning

The manufacturing production value stream hinges on efficiency and a surefire guarantee of as little error as humanly possible from concept to delivery of a service or product. However, as competition and a need for responsiveness and agility increases, what is “humanly” possible is no longer good enough. Production facilities are integrating more artificial intelligence […]

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Machine Learning and People

Last week I attended a fascinating meeting led by Dr. Lex Fridman of MIT reporting about research on machine learning as applied to autonomous cars. His research involved experiments with autonomous  cars and human drivers. The objective was to get solid evidence about how humans and autonomous driving systems interact with each other and with others […]

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Oracle Sees Bright IIoT Future: OpenWorld 2017

Oracle Strategy for Artificial Intelligence Becomes Clearer Early October’s Oracle OpenWorld provided some helpful granularity relative to the company’s overall message about cloud-delivered business. The cloud message was still a dominating theme, building upon last year’s OpenWorld theme that was all-in on the cloud all the time. However, the company also delivered some specific insight into its […]

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Unraveling Mystery of Machine Learning in IoT

There is a lot of buzz around predictive analytics for industrial machinery, particularly in manufacturing and for heavy-duty vehicles in trucking, construction, and farming. Machine learning is often cited as the secret sauce of predictive analytics, but few people really understand what it is and how it works. The idea behind predictive analytics is that […]

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Business 4.0 with Industrial IoT

A recent analyst event given by Tata Consultancy Services’ (TCS) evolved Industry 4.0 into a broader Business 4.0 theme. It included many of the technologies underpinning Industry 4.0, and extended this beyond the manufacturing portion of an industrial enterprise. Here, optimization and digital transformation goes from the plant floor into other aspects of the business. […]

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