Manufacturing is changing, and so are the skills needed! Employees and students can now take courses specific to Industry 4.0, AI, big data, and more. "“On our courses, professionals learn how to apply these methods practically. They have a better understanding of how things work, what current standards are used in different industries, and the limits of these technologies as well.” It could pay to learn these skills now, because they are in high demand, especially data analytics in manufacturing. "In today’s rapidly advancing world, understanding the key disrupting technologies—computer programming, robotics, big data analytics, AI, Industry 4.0—is key."
With technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and big data disrupting the world of business, it’s becoming increasingly important for professionals to have the technical skills and awareness needed to help their companies grow. The demand-side, from employers, is patently clear. Take big data analytics for example. According to the McKinsey Global Institute think tank, industries in the US alone need 1.5 million more data-savvy managers and analysts if they’re to benefit from the potential of big data. In Germany, Professor Tobias Meisen heads up the Institute of Information Management in Mechanical Engineering (IMA) at RWTH Aachen, one of the leading technical universities in Europe. Read More