The world's leading expert on Lean Six Sigma provides the missing link for reducing waste and taking operations to the next level: Artificial Intelligence
Lean Six Sigma (LSS) has been helping companies improve their processes since 2001-but as yet, no one has taken this revolutionary management approach to its limits. Now, The Fourth Revolution in Manufacturing shows exactly how to do that-by adding artificial intelligence (AI) to the mix.
This game-changing guide takes you through the process of using AI to unlock maximum speed, solve complex manufacturing challenges, reduce waste, increase company profits, and ultimately beat the competition. Breakthrough Manufacturing explains how to:
* Unlock your company's full potential with the AI + LSS approach* Utilize the AI + LSS three-step process to dramatically improve profits * Apply AI + LSS to engineering and other non-manufacturing processes* Harness the interaction of AI+LSS and the ERP system* Create a scorecard and measure your results
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Table of Contents Author's Note The Brain: Inspiration for the Neural Network and Deep Learning Chapter 1: AI Data Mining Guides an EBITDA Turnaround Chapter 2: The Waste That Only Artificial Intelligence Can Eliminate Chapter 3: The Productivity Challenge of the Twenty-First Century Chapter 4: Why Is the Fourth Industrial Revolution Needed Now? Chapter 5: AI Data Mining, Product Flow, and Cycle Time Chapter 6: Executive Overview of the Fourth Manufacturing Revolution Chapter 7: Introduction to Deep Learning in Manufacturing Chapter 8: Specific Applications of Deep Learning in Manufacturing Chapter 9: AI Pull System Development Chapter 10: Conducting an AI Readiness Assessment Chapter 11: AI Lean Six Sigma in Process Industries Chapter 12: AI in Predictive Maintenance to Prevent Machine Downtime Chapter 13: AI in Project Management and Product Development Endnotes Index