The Transformative Power of AI and Generative AI in Manufacturing- Fireside Chat with Sobha Mulukutla, Johnson Controls

In this fireside chat, Sobha Mulukutla, VP and CIO, Global Products and Supply Chain, Johnson Controls, and Vidyasagar Narasimhan Pavoor, AVP, Delivery Partner, Infosys, discuss the transformative power of AI and generative AI with a focus on the manufacturing industry.

They talk about the challenges of adopting AI in business functions and how manufacturers can overcome them and the importance of embedding ethics in all AI strategies.

Sobha lays down five key points to be kept in mind by manufacturers before they embark on their AI journey.

  • It is important to have a vision that is well understood throughout the organization. A vision that clearly explains where we are going, what we are doing and how do to get there.
  • It is critical to have an execution strategy.
  • The energy and excitement the leadership generates is crucial. Hence having leadership alignment is important.
  • Building a platform to prioritize use cases is a key step.
  • Implementing the crawl-walk-run concept, wherein tasks are put in sizable formats.

Watch the video here.