The vast majority of the data your plant has produced is likely gone.
By the end of the third I’d seen all the presentations about digital transformation in the primary aluminium industry. Here are a couple of general patterns that I managed to identify:
On the second day of the ICSOBA2023 conference the topics of IoT, AI and Digital Transformation came up throughout the entire day, from paper presentations to general keynote sessions.
I’m attending the ICSOBA2023 conference in Dubai this week. Already, I made a number of both pleasant and useful connections within the primary aluminium industry.
Critics say that the cloud is really just a “an expensive computer in a another room”. Defenders argue that the cloud actually saves costs. I think discussion focuses too much on infrastructure as a service (storage, compute and networking).
I’m currently working for a client in aluminium manufacturing. I was amazed to discover that all of the planning of their production processes (what is generally the responsibility of the MES system) is completely hand-crafted in Excel.
This video from Walker Reynolds presents an interesting statistic about young people quitting jobs: