Presentation Title: What Does Artificial Intelligence & IR4 Mean for ERP & Analytics?
Speaker: Mr Ian Gardner
Company: IBM
Co-presenter: 
Presentation abstract: Artificial intelligence and the 4th industrial revolution can change the way we work and how we can use ERP systems. The interface is changing, how tasks are completed today will be revolutionised using sensors and artificial intelligence. Increases in the availability and accuracy of data will expand the capabilities of analytics to give new levels of insight.

AI offers an ability to interpret things and develop knowledge via machine learning. Example areas include visual recognition (facial, object, image), natural language processing (written and spoken text) with the ability to understand context and sentiment. The ability to interpret things via sensors and AI offers new opportunities for ERP and the processors that they orchestrate. As data’s importance increases, the potential for analytics will expand to assist business functions and decisions to new levels.

In this session we look at potential use cases for artificial intelligence in ERP systems and analytics, the opportunities that this presents and the inherent challenges or fears

Presentation begins: 04/12/2017 12:35
Presentation duration: 50
Presentation content level: 3 (1 = indepth, 5 = strategic overview)
Audience experience: All Experience Levels
Audience function: Customer/Senior Manager
Speaker biography: Ian has been part of the Oracle ecosystem for over 20 years. He is an IT Specialist, Project Manager and Bid and Solutions specialist. He has published and presented a number of articles in the Oracle arena. He has experience of many eBusiness Suite implementations and consolidations from 10.x to R12 covering functional configuration, development and hardware. Currently he has an industrial role looking at the Internet of things (IoT) and Industry 4.0. His experience in ERP, IoT and industry 4.0 together with his insight into augmented intelligence has led him to explore where and how this can be aligned and integrated with ERP systems.
Related topics: Business Analytics: Predictive Analytics & Machine Learning
Hall: Executive Room 1

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