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Organizational Transformation and Managing Innovation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
This is a paradigm shift from the traditional production-oriented manufacturing process to new service oriented manufacturing. In this process, manufacturing is provided as services to the users.
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Integrating SMEs Through Cloud: An Industrial Revolution
Brintha N. C. (Kalasalingam Institute of Technology, India), Winowlin Jappes J. T. (Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education, India), and Jacob Sukumaran (Ghent University, Belgium)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7074-5.ch008
In the fourth industrial revolution, one of the major driving force is cloud computing which helps in integration of cloud concepts in manufacturing sectors. Most of the high-end factories have started to adopt industrial automation by incorporating smart manufacturing technologies by incorporating cloud technologies, artificial intelligence, internet of things, big data analytics, cyber physical systems, and several other advanced manufacturing technologies. But, most of the SMEs across countries have not been standardized using such new technologies. This chapter discusses on a scheduling model using grey wolf optimization (GWO) for integrating all SMEs on to Cloud, such that proper decision support can be made for effective resource selection and job completion can be provided to the end users dynamically without any flaws.
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Cloud-Based Manufacturing (CBM) Interoperability in Industry 4.0
The basic idea was to apply cloud computing philosophy (architecture, tasks and service structure) to manufacturing systems. The result of this mirroring is new service-oriented networked manufacturing system.
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