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The convergence of information technology and operation technology on the plant floor is igniting the need for a new skillset that combines computer science and plant engineering.
A look at how workflow software can help with error proofing of operator actions and responses, compliance with standard operating procedures, and reducing regulatory risk.
When it comes to workforce development, operator training simulators and 3D immersive technology are fast-tracking the time it takes to get an operator from entry level to expert.
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Randy Crutfield of Michelin North America explains how Michelin’s workforce development programs and close collaboration with local community colleges helps ensure the company has a steady of stream of well-qualified workers.
APX Labs expanded its Skylight software to support work management and voice controls on smart glasses-- and watches, helping hands-on workers access instructions without a computer or phone.
With a competitive local landscape and a growing skills gap, Michelin has developed an approach that ensures a steady stream of trained automation employees.
A look at how inexpensive, open-source hardware, software, and computer games are fighting the engineering skills crisis.
Tricks and tools from automation suppliers help manufacturers train the young, digitally savvy, next-generation workforce.
Some thoughts on how the industrial, economic and educational practices surrounding German manufacturing might be of benefit to the U.S.
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