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How to Collect Data for Successful Manufacturing Intelligence


Manufacturing needs timely information to support and drive operational decisions. Manufacturing Intelligence (MI) turns plant data into that usable knowledge and real-time decision support.

NWA supplies the analytics that drive much of the MI system, but the question remains, what is the system infrastructure required to support an effective MI system? During 2012 we will focus our webinars on what needs to be considered to support an effective MI program.

The first webinar, “Best Practices in Data Collection for Successful Manufacturing Intelligence”, begins by looking at what is needed for plant floor data collection that dependably gathers the data which is the raw material for MI analytics and manufacturing decision support. 

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