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Moving from Inspect & Reject to Predic & Prevent Through Manufacturing Analytics

Author: Peter Guilfoyle
Company: Northwest Analytics
Date Published: 4/21/2015   Conference: SMTA China

Abstract: This paper is in English and Chinese languages.

The Aberdeen Group recognizes the value and impact of analytics in manufacturing. In a recent Everyone always wants to talk about what makes their industry segment different, what makes them unique, and why a piece of software or hardware will not work well for them ... or what it's missing because of that "uniqueness." That is especially true in manufacturing.

But looking across industries, today's modem manufacturer must meet and respond to demands on several fronts - high customer expectations, strict regulatory requirements, increasing industry standards, and precise certification protocols. And, of course, all of this must be delivered under ever tightening fiscal restraints.

There are enough similarities and commonalities between manufactUring industry segments that should have them looking to each other to talk about and share best practices related to manufactUring processes and technologies. Every enterprise gains when it reduces operational risk. Every enterprise gains when it optimizes raw material utilization and energy inputs.

And most manufacturing enterprises have the opportunity to do just that by simply utilizing the process data they are already generating, capturing and paying for in a better and more innovative way.

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