Technology Record - Issue 32: Spring 2024

12 CONTENTS FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRIALS & MANUFACTURING 106 Digital transformation in manufacturing boosts efficiency and innovation, says Cyril Perducat at Rockwell Automation 108 Microsoft’s Rochelle Fleming explains how manufacturers are using AI tools, IoT devices and cloud solutions to improve operations 110 Companies can harness industrial data safely with Skkynet’s tunnel/mirroring software built for Microsoft Azure, Xavier Mesrobian tells us 111 Japanese auto parts manufacturer Denso has completed a proof of concept with Avanade to verify the potential of an ‘in-house ChatGPT’ 112 A VEVA’s Rob McGreevy explains how smart factories have the advantage 114 R ohit Verma at Infosys discusses the power of the industrial metaverse for sustainable manufacturing 116 Joe Bohman, Robert Jones and George Rendell explain how Siemens and Microsoft technologies are unlocking manufacturing wins 118 S ue Quense reveals how AVEVA is optimising energy with Microsoft-powered tools for data insight 92 Manufacturing’s green vision Parag Ladha tells us how Microsoft is redefining how manufacturers can automate operations in more sustainable and profitable ways 102 Avanade’s Brendan Mislin explains how manufacturers can find their North Star with generative AI and analytics tools 86 Banking on sustainability Claudia Hauser explains how technology by Microsoft and its partners is enabling a more responsible financial services industry 90 AI and cloud technology is helping finance firms to meet regulatory requirements and personalise customer services, says Microsoft’s Ryan Blakely