Announcing the Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing preview 

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These last 18 months have been a time we will not soon forget. Filled with unimaginable change caused by the pandemic, the manufacturing industry has witnessed complete disruption in terms of business continuity, operational visibility, supply chains, remote work, employee safety, and the list goes on. Manufacturers who were already embracing digital transformation have been Read more

Introducing Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing 

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Filled with unimaginable change caused by the pandemic, the manufacturing industry witnessed a perfect storm: a significant disruption in terms of business continuity, operational visibility, remote work, employee safety, and the list goes on. However, manufacturers have responded and are continually adapting as we all go through the recovery process. To help you accelerate this journey, announcing the Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing, available for public preview Read more

Reimagine a resilient and sustainable future with Microsoft at our Digital Manufacturing Summit 

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The inaugural Microsoft Digital Manufacturing Summit launched on June 24th, and I hope you will join me and our global community as we share best practices and innovations to help create more agile factories and resilient supply chains during this time of disruption. The event includes over 30 on-demand webinars, product demos, virtual roundtables, and Read more

Supporting the manufacturing community during this challenging time 

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We are hearing from our manufacturing customers around the globe about how the outbreak of COVID-19 is creating new challenges as they work to handle drastic shifts in materials supply and customer demand, and manage factory closures, while contributing to the production of critical supplies to first-line responders across the globe.  While many manufacturers face challenging disruptions to supply Read more

How manufacturers became world leaders in IoT adoption 

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  This blog is the first in a series highlighting our newest research, IoT Signals. Each week will feature a new top-of-mind topic to provide insights into the current state of IoT adoption across industries, how business leaders can develop their own IoT strategies, and why companies should use IoT to improve service to partners Read more

Pushing the boundaries of manufacturing and resources innovation with AI 

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) has sparked a data revolution that is changing our world forever. A study by PwC says that the global gross domestic product (GDP) will increase by 14 percent by 2030 as a result of AI adoption, contributing an additional $15.7T to the worldwide economy (PwC, 2017). And, in the next five years, Read more

Future workforce: Insights on disruption, transformation, and AI’s role 

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Digital transformation is upon us, and every industry and every business is part of it. Change is happening fast and many, if not all, industries are being redefined. Manufacturing, especially, has huge gains to realize from this disruption, as advanced technologies like IoT, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, mixed reality, digital twins, and blockchain empower Read more