“In view of the attention it has received of late, it is easy to think artificial intelligence (AI) is a new discovery. In fact, the concept appeared in the mid-1950s. Because it was ahead of the technology then available, it languished on the shelf of “interesting ideas” for years. Today, artificial intelligence is commonplace. Navigation systems in cars, fitness apps, Alexa and Siri, Amazon, Netflix, weather forecasting, and high-speed stock trading are among current must-have AI applications. Now, even manufacturers with heavy assets, including cement companies, are launching pilot projects to determine if and how AI might benefit their operations.”
A great article by McKinsey about the real-life implementations of Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing industry. A generic AI implementation roadmap included, an excellent starting point for new AI projects.