The first step to digital confidence as well as any other sort of confidence is that you want to develop the awareness of the challenges that you are facing. And, to develop the consciousness of the alternatives to face those challenges.
Succeeding in a digital world is only the matter of developing a digital confidence that you will succeed in every new interaction with the digital world even if the context changes. This needs practice. And, some understanding of what happens behind the user interface UI.
It is important to bring AI or Artificial Intelligence closer to our minds. If only we can understand the AI intentions and thinking methodology
Let’s examine the responses of different mindsets in various situations based on their digital aptitude. In reality we are a mix of the four groups we displayed; starting from digital savvies to paper-based pragmatics. Each set of aptitudes will tell you how far you are digitally ready.
Recently Predictive maintenance strategy started to look differently from its long term twin; the condition based maintenance. This diversion started with the implementation of the IIoT and was entrenched more with the tools provided by the Industry 4.0.
The key for preferring an AI agent over a human one will be the feasibility of using one. Introducing AI tools to augment or replace human work force needs a workforce of its one. So still in the AI realm we shall need physical hard work, work consistency and awareness of the AI flaws.
The industry shapes how we do maintenance. The industry is heading towards an automated digital era. This means that maintenance needs to be ready with a new mindset and a digital skillset
ChatGPT responses can empower the new generation if used as a strong starting point. But, If the ChatGPT response will be used to escape a situation only, then it is worse than giving a hungry man a fish to eat because it will generate a superficial generation that can say or appear to know a lot but can do nothing.
To level up our consciousness through expanding our awareness we need simple explanations for the new terms in our new world. So, what is a chatbot? And, How we can use it for maintenance easily? Also, Which type of chatbot would serve maintenance better.
This article was inspired by the panel discussion at METEC 2023 about Industry 4.0 application. The panelists were from Gerdau Industry 4.0 Team and Primetals Technologies. We also showed the results of Gerdau Digital transformation as seen by their strategic partner, GE Digital.