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Changing the Narrative: From Technology to Value Creation
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Changing the Narrative: From Technology to Value Creation

Global disruptions have accelerated the adoption of digital technologies in manufacturing and supply chains. Companies are developing strategies to prepare for the new normal leveraging technology but focusing on bottom line performance. In this session, hear IBM speak about systemic approaches to value creation in manufacturing and how companies are doing this successfully today. Specifically, IBM will discuss the need for: Strategy: Co-creating roadmap and practices to solve operational issues and improve metrics that matter Data: Connecting, capturing and analyzing the right data to drive innovation and optimization Scale: Looking beyond proof of concepts and implementing scalable solutions to drive manufacturing excellence and…

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Quality 4.0: Where Do I Start?
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Quality 4.0: Where Do I Start?

 Discussing the current Quality 4.0 environment and addressing the most common challenge of how to get started Applying what we’ve learned to help companies begin their quality and compliance digital initiatives by leveraging behavioral and predictive analytics Ensuring quick results and getting the most value out of your investments in Quality 4.0 initiatives Jaime Velez Co-founder Operations & Quality Systems Improvement Experts (OQSIE) For the last 15 years Jaime has supported more than one hundred consulting engagements with Life Science companies delivering significant productivity improvements in supply chain and quality systems. He started his consulting career at McKinsey &…

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MxD Virtual Factory Tour: Digital Manufacturing – Where Virtual Meets Real
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MxD Virtual Factory Tour: Digital Manufacturing – Where Virtual Meets Real

North American Manufacturing Excellent Summit 2021 was held virtually due to COVID19, but that did not prevent hundreds of senior manufacturing executives and the service and solution providers relevant to their interests from coming together to network, benchmark, learn, and share with one another during what has been a difficult year in uncharted business territory. As part of NAMES21, Executive Platforms and Siemens organized a virtual factory tour of the MxD on Goose Island. MxD (Manufacturing x Digital) – formerly DMDII (Digital Manufacturing Design Innovation Institute) is where innovative manufacturers go to forge their futures. In partnership the Department of…

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Intelligent Industrial Automation: How Manufacturers can Leverage Pre-Built Machine Learning to Leverage Existing Data and Drive Fast Time to Value
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Intelligent Industrial Automation: How Manufacturers can Leverage Pre-Built Machine Learning to Leverage Existing Data and Drive Fast Time to Value

 Data is becoming ubiquitous in manufacturing- from the low cost of IoT sensors to the mountains of data from legacy systems such as quality, ERP and MES. The problem many manufacturers face is how to leverage this data across disparate equipment and systems in order to have an accurate foundational data set to drive improvements. Learn how to build the right foundation of data for digital transformation and leverage it to drive fast ROI. Specifically, we will discuss: Gain an understanding how you can leverage your existing assets and systems to build a strong foundation of data to drive…

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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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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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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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Enabling the Smart Connected Factory
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Enabling the Smart Connected Factory

Understand how technology and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are changing the manufacturing landscape, enabling greater competitiveness Hear how industry leaders are leveraging people, processes and technology to manage key industry challenges such as demands on quality, agility, and cost-out Gain practical knowledge and find out what actions you can take today to accelerate your own business transformation with the power of the IIoT John Barcus VP, Manufacturing Industry Solutions Oracle — John Barcus is Vice President responsible for the Oracle Global Manufacturing Industries. The Manufacturing Industries Solutions Group works globally with customers, partners, and within Oracle to refine…

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Six Steps to Improve the Journey to Operational Excellence in Smart Manufacturing
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Six Steps to Improve the Journey to Operational Excellence in Smart Manufacturing

Offering insights from one of the world’s largest IoT patent holders with 100+ years of experience owning, operating, servicing, and supplying companies in the operational and information technology sectors Taking action to reduce costs, increase agility, and reduce bottlenecks, improve utilization of factory assets and resources, increase production speed and quality, and meet compliance and sustainability goals Learning to draw a more detailed digital manufacturing road map and avoid the early pitfalls that make it difficult for so many companies to thrive in the the digital world of smart manufacturing Leveraging existing data to improve KPIs, aggregate and analyze data…

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The Food Safety Revolution: Differentiating Through the Power of Industry 4.0
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The Food Safety Revolution: Differentiating Through the Power of Industry 4.0

Delivering food safety and quality has always been paramount, and it’s becoming ever more complicated as producers work to meet consumer demands for exotic ingredients, complex flavor profiles and fewer additives. On top of seeking new, exciting products, today’s consumers are keenly interested in how their foods are produced and sourced, making expectations for traceability and transparency more prevalent than ever. Gone are the days when manual logbooks could do the job. New demands call for a new approach, and there’s simply no way to move forward and without embracing new technology. In this interview, we will explore how cutting-edge…

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The Three Steps Manufacturers Must Take to Succeed in Industry 4.0
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The Three Steps Manufacturers Must Take to Succeed in Industry 4.0

As part of the 2018 edition of the North American Manufacturing Excellence Summit, Atul Mahamuni, Oracle’s VP, Internet of Things and Blockchain Cloud Applications, gave an in-depth interview on how manufacturers are embracing Industry 4.0 solutions with specific examples and lessons learned to illustrate what all successful rollouts of these new tools have in common. The full transcript of the interview is below, or you can download a PDF version. What is the real competitive advantage of the Industrial Internet of Things for the early adaptors, the companies that are well-launched into their journey? First of all, the benefits of Industry…

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