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The Digital Thread in Advanced Manufacturing

June 7, 2018

by Kevin Madden A key characteristic that sets the Fourth Industrial Revolution apart from the first three is the rapid pace of change in today’s business environment. While the first three events unfolded at an ever-increasing pace, industrial innovation is now exploding exponentially across a wide range of technologies. One factor contributing to this exponential […]

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Automation, Artifical Intelligence, and Work in Canada: Implications for Policy – Part3: Help Existing Workers Transition to Industry 4.0

May 17, 2018

via Max Bell Foundation

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Automation, Artifical Intelligence, and Work in Canada: Implications for Policy – Part2: Invest in People

May 17, 2018

via Max Bell Foundation

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Automation, Artifical Intelligence, and Work in Canada: Implications for Policy – Part1: Jobs vs Skills

May 17, 2018

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Machine Learning and Its Applications in Advanced Manufacturing

May 10, 2018

by Kevin Madden “Machine learning” (ML) is a popular term used by Industry 4.0 enthusiasts. But while there is undoubtedly excitement surrounding the phrase and its potential implications for the manufacturing industry, many people have a difficult time explaining exactly what ML is. It is crucial that manufacturers have a high-level understanding of this concept, […]

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The Third Year of Staying Carbon Neutral at Trillium Network

May 8, 2018

An increasingly important issue amongst Ontario manufacturers is the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Actions to reduce emissions range from installing energy-saving equipment to optimizing production processes and logistics. These efforts are good for the environment and often help the bottom line by reducing costs. At the Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing, we decided […]

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