Creating Smarter, Safer, More Inclusive Workplaces: Are You In?
Analytics can democratize knowledge and drive new insights—so that every worker becomes a knowledge worker. It can help keep workers safe, and make workplaces more inclusive.
Diversity in the IT Industry is Key to Solving Global Problems
This blog post was guest-written by Nora Ayanian, Assistant Professor and Director of the ACT Lab at USC. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Meet the Amazing Women Using Technology to Change the World” session of the Women Rock-IT series on November 29. Diversity is crucial when solving challenging problems, whether you work with people, devices, or robots. […]
Making the Factory of the Future a Reality with FANUC
FANUC announced a collaborative effort with Cisco, Rockwell Automation, and Preferred Networks (PFN) to jointly develop the FANUC Intelligent Edge Link and Drive (FIELD) system.
IoT, Robotics, Drones: Triggers for Digital Transformation
Happy Disruptive New Year! As 2016 promises to unleash digital innovations across industries, let’s pause for a moment and ask ourselves: What are some of the common triggers of this disruptive transformation to digitize business and society? Three that immediately spring to my mind are: the Internet of Things (IoT), Robotics and Drones. On the […]
Analytics: Building a Winning Strategy in Manufacturing
Machinery, supply chains, and raw materials have always been core concerns in manufacturing. Today, another asset is just as critical — data. General Electric Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt said it well: “The industrial world is changing dramatically, and those companies that make the best use of data will be the most successful.” I certainly […]
As Manufacturers Go Digital, Customer Value Expands
Every single day, I’m reminded that a digital revolution is taking place—from researching local coffee places on the dashboard of my car to ordering coffee on my mobile device—it’s clear that our lives are becoming more digitized. This is also apparent for the businesses and industries that manufacture the goods that we use everyday. In […]
What Future Do You See?
The future fascinates me. I grew up reading Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, and Kurt Vonnegut. And watching every sci-fi movie that came out. Robots, aliens, utopia, dystopia – I loved it all. Today, imagining what the future looks like is a big part of my job. In June, I got to participate in a futurist […]
My Top 7 Predictions for Open Source in 2014
My 2014 predictions are finally complete. If Open Source equals collaboration or credibility, 2013 has been nothing short of spectacular. As an eternal optimist, I believe 2014 will be even better: Big data’s biggest play will be in meatspace, not cyberspace. There is just so much data we produce and give away, great opportunity for […]
Ushering in the New Era of Healthcare
I’m not a doctor…but I am a patient. I’m also a keen observer of the world around me—especially when it involves my health. For many healthcare professionals, I believe the recent challenges surrounding the industry have taken some of the enjoyment out of their work. Issues such as new and changing regulations, increased lawsuits, escalating […]