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How Democratized Artificial Intelligence Can Move Manufacturing to a New Evolution Pace specific algorithms built by researchers, suppliers, consulting firms, engineers and data scientists supporting open source languages like R 25 and Spark MLib 26 . Those experts must have access to user-friendly environments to focus on business outcomes instead of IT programming activities. The point here is not to explain that you will never need any data scientist, but more to focus your effort on business usages of AI and trust the pre-packaged AI solutions and infrastructures built by data scientists and IT experts. capabilities natively in your core processes and solutions. AI and ML can provide you differentiating advantages, but those advantages will be fully successful only if you work with partners who can help you to generate business value rather than asking you to waste your time and money on technical prerequisites and standalone experiments. This AI is moving forward to purpose-built solutions within a framework that makes sense for your business. The democratization of the AI for manufacturing business is just at the beginning. Keep in your monitoring radar what is currently happening in the near future on monetizing manufacturing IOT data with AI analytics, to provide cooperative AI solutions for partners and coopetitors to improve their businesses. This is what is happened using AI in Marketing and there is no reason to not see the same in the manufacturing world: Having a Business Oriented Manufacturing DMP (Data Management Platform) in the future, like Skywise 27 is doing in Aeronautics the industry. Don’t wait, it’s the right time to start your journey to investigate and test how AI will make your business more efficient. If you don’t start, your competitors will. Don’t be scared by the approach, in most of the cases, it is non-intrusive and applied more as a business helper until it proves its value and has been integrated in the core business processes. One of the major values of cloud solutions is providing a business try and test environment on the edge of your core systems and business processes to validate the business cases at low cost. If you are a new entrant, the mandatory step is making sure that you are embedding those 25 https://www.r-project.org/ 26 https://spark.apache.org/ 27 http://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2017/06/airbus-launches-new-open-aviation-data-platform--skywise-- to-sup.html - 18 - November 2017