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Transforming Manufacturing Efficiency with Decision Intelligence

March 13, 2024 | Manju Devadas

Blog / Transforming Manufacturing Efficiency with Decision Intelligence

Manufacturing Excellence is a term that graces the slides of countless boardroom presentations. But when the lights go up, and the meeting ends, what does it truly stand for? It’s easy to get lost in the jargon, so let’s simplify it. At its core, manufacturing excellence is about making everything in the manufacturing process better, faster, and smarter. But how do we get there?

The Journey to Manufacturing Excellence: From Good to Great


Crossing the Chasm, Fast with Decision Intelligence Platforms 

Manufacturing Excellence isn’t just about fixing what’s broken. It’s about leaping over the gap between the current state and the future state – and doing it quickly. But it’s not a one-and-done deal; it’s about setting the stage for ongoing improvement, layering depth and sophistication as you go. How do we make that leap?  With Decision Intelligence Platforms.  

Decision Intelligence Platforms are not about replacing your existing systems. Instead, they act as an intelligent layer on top of your Manufacturing Execution System (MES). Think of it as adding a super-powered AI assistant to your factory. This assistant gathers data from various sources, analyzes it using Gen AI, and delivers actionable insights to help you make better decisions.


Meet Konnect Manufacturing: A Customizable Decision Intelligence Platform

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Konnect Manufacturing is your customizable launchpad built specifically for the manufacturing industry.

Konnect acts as an intelligent layer, seamlessly connecting to your existing systems like:

  • Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Sensor data

This centralized hub gathers data from all corners of your factory, transforming it into clear, actionable insights accessible to everyone on your team. No coding knowledge is required!

Here’s what sets Konnect apart:

  • Tailored to your needs: Konnect understands that no two factories are alike. We offer a customizable platform that adapts to your unique data sources and manufacturing processes. With Konnect, you can quickly build and modify applications without writing a single line of code.
  • Actionable insights, instantly: Konnect doesn’t just provide data – it delivers clear, actionable insights in real-time. Identify bottlenecks, predict equipment failure, and optimize inventory – all at your fingertips.
  • Empower your team: Konnect isn’t a black box. It’s designed to empower your team with transparent and easy-to-understand insights. Make data-driven decisions with confidence.
  • Quick implementation: Konnect can be set up on your cloud in just 4 weeks.

Powered by Google Cloud Cortex Framework

Built on the robust Google Cloud Cortex Framework, Konnect Manufacturing ensures security, scalability, and speed. This collaboration brings the best of Google’s cloud capabilities to your manufacturing floor, optimizing operations through connected devices and smart systems.

Konnect Manufacturing can help you:

  • Gain visibility into your operations: Gain a real-time view of your entire manufacturing process, from raw materials to finished goods.
  • Identify and address bottlenecks: Quickly identify areas where your production is slowing down and take steps to address them.
  • Make data-driven decisions: Use real-time data and insights to make better decisions about your production processes.

Pluto7 is committed to helping manufacturers of all sizes achieve their efficiency goals. We offer a free trial of Konnect Manufacturing so you can experience the benefits of decision intelligence for yourself.

Ready to learn more? Contact us today for a free demo or speak with a Pluto7 expert.


Manju Devadas is the Founder and CEO of Pluto7, bringing 20+ years of experience in predictive analytics for Supply Chain, Retail and Manufacturing. With expertise in AI, Deep Learning, and Machine Learning, he has been instrumental in improving efficiency and strategic growth across industries.

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