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Machine Health: Manufacturing Transformation from Day One, Not “One Day”
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Machine Health: Manufacturing Transformation from Day One, Not “One Day”

Hear how Machine Health enables leading manufacturers to harness the power of AI and machine learning to reduce unplanned downtime, improve OEE, and increase plant collaboration and productivity Why Machine Health is the key to digital transformation in manufacturing How leading manufacturers are seeing exponential value within weeks of deployment — Artem Kroupenev VP Strategy Augury Artem is VP Strategy at Augury, where he oversees Augury’s AI-based machine health, performance, and digital transformation solutions. He has over a decade of experience in technology, product, innovation, and business development, and has co-founded technology companies in Israel, New York, and West Africa….

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NAMES20 – A Presentation and In-Depth Interview with Shane Yount of Competitive Solutions Inc.
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NAMES20 – A Presentation and In-Depth Interview with Shane Yount of Competitive Solutions Inc.

From Defense to Offense – The New Reality of Leadership Unprecedented change and challenges are facing organizations across industry type. “Red Cape-Heroic” leadership can be necessary in managing a crisis, but it cannot become the perpetuating force driving the organization. Now is the time to “LEAN INTO” the Non-Negotiable systems and processes required to move from a position of Defense to Offense both organizationally and from a leadership execution standpoint. Specifically: Creating the framework for a robust Management System Creating a Digital Management System that becomes the Single Source of Truth Creating an Engagement Culture that is Measurable and Demonstrative…

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Industry 4.0 Trends and Thoughts: An Interview with Rick Davies of Siemens
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Industry 4.0 Trends and Thoughts: An Interview with Rick Davies of Siemens

At North American Manufacturing Excellence Summit 2019 last month in Chicago we spoke with Rick Davies, Siemens’ VP of Sales, CPG. He shared some of the common topics and issues he is discussing with manufacturing executives as they incorporate new and emerging technologies into their operations. He also talked about how Siemens is working with industry partners to help create the next generation of tools and solutions. — Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of software solutions to drive the digital transformation of industry, creating new opportunities for manufacturers…

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The Future of Work: Leading with Purpose and Resolve
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The Future of Work: Leading with Purpose and Resolve

Projecting your company’s brand and values to attract the kind of talent you want and need Demonstrating inspirational leadership amidst a global talent war Unlocking the potential of people: Entrepreneurial thinking as a catalyst to drive innovation Building the requirements of a connected business into a long-term investment strategy for learning and development Panelists: Carol Flack VP, Global Materials Dell Technologies Carol Flack is a Vice President with Dell’s Global Operations team and site leader for North Carolina. With revenues of $78 billion in FY18 and more than 140,000 people worldwide, Dell is the largest privately controlled technology company in…

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3D Printing that Transforms Supply Chains: An Interview with HP’s David Woodlock
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3D Printing that Transforms Supply Chains: An Interview with HP’s David Woodlock

At North American Manufacturing Excellence Summit 2019 last month in Chicago we spoke with David Woodlock, an Engineering Manager with HP 3D Printing. HP has an enormous supply chain organization supporting a business that ships more than two printers and PCs every second. To improve productivity, HP has invested in additive manufacturing capabilities not for rapid prototyping, but to remove the need to physically move parts from one place to another. If every facility can 3D print the parts it needs when it needs them, huge simplifications are brought to supply chain and manufacturing operations. HP has found great success…

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Recasting the Role of Manufacturing in Driving Consumer Satisfaction
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Recasting the Role of Manufacturing in Driving Consumer Satisfaction

How to ensure consumer centricity throughout an integrated supply chain The role of manufacturing within that integrated supply chain and the impact on consumer satisfaction The capabilities needed to succeed within a company with a global footprint — John Deitrich is the Vice President of Global Manufacturing at Kimberly-Clark. He is responsible for the strategic direction of K-C’s global manufacturing network, including designing and executing global performance standards, building capability in areas of competitive advantage, and overseeing third-party manufacturing. Since joining K-C in 1991, John has held roles of increasing responsibility across sectors and functions including Planning, Logistics, Plant Operations,…

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AI in Manufacturing – The Rise of the Augmented Human and the Thinking Machine
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AI in Manufacturing – The Rise of the Augmented Human and the Thinking Machine

At North American Manufacturing Excellence Summit 2019 last month in Chicago we spoke with Paul Boris, the President and COO of Praemo. In this interview, Paul shares his thoughts and experiences as one of the innovators at the forefront of bringing AI to manufacturers. — From managing assembly operations at General Motors as a co-op student, to working with the world’s largest industrial operators while a global VP for SAP, a CIO for GE and now President and COO of Praemo, Paul Boris is at the leading edge of driving the Digital Transformation of industry. Praemo is revolutionizing how industrial…

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Choosing the Right AI Tool for Frontline Workers: An Interview with Russ Fadel
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Choosing the Right AI Tool for Frontline Workers: An Interview with Russ Fadel

At North American Manufacturing Excellence Summit 2019 last month in Chicago we had a chance to speak with Russ Fadel, CEO and Co-Founder of Augmentir. There are so many IIoT tools coming onto the market as Industry 4.0 transforms the manufacturing sector. How should decision-makers choose the right solution for the challenges their operations are facing? How should they weigh their options? In this interview, Russ talks about the conversations he has had with manufacturers as they investigate the next generation of AI tools coming online. He also shares his insights into how these new capabilities should be tried and…

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The Intersection of Omnichannel Supply Chain and Manufacturing
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The Intersection of Omnichannel Supply Chain and Manufacturing

Minimizing inventory with an AI-enabled ERP Collaborating to reduce complexity and improve supplier performance Stimulating a culture of process innovation that reduces susceptibility to risk Discussing capacity management in the Digital Age: Continuous improvement and self-learning systems Ramesh Chikkala SVP, International Supply Chain & Food Manufacturing Walmart — Management of end-to-end supply chain operations, encompassing logistics with 200 DCs/FCs, replenishment and flow, planning, forecasting, and food manufacturing for both e-Commerce and physical stores across 27 countries in Asia, Africa, Central America, South America, North America, and United Kingdom with over $130B business Spearheading the deployment of 5- to 10-year strategy…

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AI and Manufacturing: An Interview with Ed Jimenez of Sight Machine
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AI and Manufacturing: An Interview with Ed Jimenez of Sight Machine

Last month at North American Manufacturing Excellence Summit 2019 we spoke with Ed Jimenez of Sight Machine about what Artificial Intelligence can offer manufacturers, as well as some of the common challenges and opportunities to expect as organizations begin to use these new tools. Ed Jimenez is the VP of Marketing for Sight Machine, the category leader in augmented analytics for manufacturing. In this role he focuses on helping manufacturers understand how a cloud-based, AI-enabled data platform can transform production operations. Previously, Mr. Jimenez led Cisco’s Enterprise and Industry Marketing teams. He also worked as a senior consultant helping Cisco’s…

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Training Effectively and Consistently Across an Organization: An Interview with Rob Stewart of OpusWorks
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Training Effectively and Consistently Across an Organization: An Interview with Rob Stewart of OpusWorks

At North American Manufacturing Excellence Summit 2019 last month in Chicago we had a chance to speak with Rob Stewart, President, CEO, and Co-Founder of OpusWorks. Training effectively and consistently across an organization is one of the major challenges facing every large company. OpusWorks leverages technology to combine tried, tested, and true teaching methods with something repeatable and scalable without being tied to one instructor or one geography. In this interview, Rob talks about the challenges, the solutions, the processes, and the results of building these sorts of training programs. — OpusWorks Solve Problems. Get Results. Change Culture. OpusWorks understands…

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Future Integrated Circuit (IC) Manufacturing Driven by Edge Intelligence and 5G
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Future Integrated Circuit (IC) Manufacturing Driven by Edge Intelligence and 5G

How Industry 4.0 is helping manufacturers achieve new levels of performance from material management through production flow The essential role of machine learning and AI in developing a network of smart factories Influences these technologies will have on manufacturing as an industry and profession The arrival of 5G: Speed, intelligence, and responsiveness as the new standard of best-in-class Roawen Chen SVP, Global Manufacturing Technology and Operations Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. — Dr. Roawen Chen is currently Senior Vice President of Global Manufacturing Technology and Operations at Qualcomm. In this role, Roawen oversees the worldwide operations with 3,000 people at groups including…

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The Next Generation of Lean Innovation
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The Next Generation of Lean Innovation

Maximizing operating capabilities through deep collaboration with internal and external partners Changing the way data is collected, cleaned, and validated to improve decision quality and speed Acquiring, inspiring, and retaining the minds that will transform the business to a completely different model Shortening lead times through digitization and a value chain with less hand-offs Maureen Midgley VP, Global Customer Fulfillment Solutions Amazon — Maureen Midgley joined Amazon Global Operations and Supply Chain in March 2015 to establish and lead the global engineering and technology development organizations. These global teams partner with their regional counterparts to improve standards, designs, and best…

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Keynote: Honda’s Journey Through 40 Years of Manufacturing in America
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Keynote: Honda’s Journey Through 40 Years of Manufacturing in America

Understanding how Honda’s corporate culture and corporate philosophy shapes the way we do business Looking back at the where, why, and how Honda began manufacturing cars in the United States Showcasing how investing in our people, processes, and technologies has built and continues to maintain a world-class organization Offering lessons learned along the way. What should other manufacturers take away from Honda’s experience establishing, optimizing, and growing its American, North American, and global footprint? Discussing the road ahead: What does the future look like for Honda’s American manufacturing operations? Tom Shoupe EVP and Chief Operating Officer Honda USA — Tom…

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