Unless you’ve been in a bunker for the last couple of years, you can’t have failed to have noticed booming business interest in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). The unprecedented events of the first quarter of 2020 and the rapid transformation of business, healthcare and human engagement requires an even more urgent understanding of these technologies—and detail matters.
How useful is the data you are collecting? Data collection is the foundation of any data-driven approach; the right data must be collected accurately and in abundance. In some cases, like medical device testing, data collection and preservation is required for compliance with regulatory standards. Data collection and analysis of data is the basis of quality improvement. It is safe to say, data collection is an extremely important element of any manufacturing business.