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The advanced technologies of Industry 4.0 are making headlines this week, as companies across the globe continue to see the value of deploying digital solutions, including in China where officials are using Big Data to track the movements of individuals infected with Coronavirus. Here is a look at this week’s top stories in Industry 4.0.

This week on the blog, we’re looking back at some of our most popular Tech Takeovers. Automation Alley's Tech Takeover is a weekly event series dedicated to Industry 4.0 readiness. These events—held every Wednesday at our Troy, Michigan headquarters—help small and medium-sized manufactures prepare for rapid changes as technology transforms manufacturing. Can’t make it in person? Keep up with the latest trends transforming our factory floors by tuning into the Tech Takeover livestream!

Industry 4.0 Explained in 140 Characters

By Staff | Automation Alley | 2/19/2020

What is Industry 4.0 anyway? As Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center, our job is to bring awareness to the Fourth Industrial Revolution so that companies across the state of Michigan and beyond can become digital leaders. There are many ways to define this transformation, but can you explain the concept in 140 characters (the length of a tweet)? We challenged our staff to do just that! Here are the results.

The underserved and underrepresented in today’s workforce

By Patricia A. Chatman, PhD | Henry Ford College | 2/26/2020

Workforce and professional development continue to play a significant role in the global economy, impacting economic growth and bridging the global skills gap. This week on the blog, Pat Chatman from Henry Ford College discusses why some workers are left behind and the role community colleges need to play in the new economy.

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