Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Smart Business Strategy: Adopting Smart Manufacturing 252

This class explores how smart manufacturing enables new operating models for competitive advantage, improved customer experience, data-enabled revenue opportunities, and other capabilities. Smart strategy leverages Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices like smart sensors along with operational technology such as control and vision systems, and integrates production systems to increase communication and shared data across an enterprise. By enhancing data collection and connectivity through increased interoperability, smart tools allow manufacturers to employ analytics, artificial intelligence, and workflows to improve production processes, product quality, predictive analytics, and continuous optimization.

An understanding of the range of smart manufacturing tools is key for enterprises looking to adopt smart technology. After taking this course, users will understand how different applications of smart manufacturing tools provide competitive advantages for organizations.

  • Difficulty Intermediate

  • Format Online

  • Number of Lessons 11

  • Language English


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Course Outline
  • Introduction to Smart Manufacturing
  • Benefits of Smart Manufacturing
  • Continuous Optimization
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Applications of Continuous Optimization and Predictive Analytics
  • Review: Smart Manufacturing Advantages
  • Smart Servitization
  • Adopting Smart Manufacturing Tools
  • The Smart Manufacturing Workforce
  • Updating a Facility to Become Smart
  • Final Review: Smart Adoption
  • Define smart manufacturing.
  • Describe the benefits and strategic advantages of smart manufacturing.
  • Explain how smart tools enable data-driven continuous optimization.
  • Describe predictive analytics for smart manufacturing.
  • Identify uses of smart technology for continuous optimization and predictive analytics.
  • Describe servitization capabilities enabled by smart manufacturing.
  • Describe how manufacturers can begin adopting smart manufacturing tools.
  • Describe the cultural changes an enterprise must undergo to adopt smart manufacturing.
  • Describe how to update an existing facility's infrastructure to a smart facility.