Achieve Operational Excellence through Digital Transformation

Start Date:5/22/2018

Start Time:10:00 AM CDT

Duration:60 minutes

Abstract:

The world of manufacturing is rapidly changing and becoming increasingly competitive. How will you optimize the supply chain to reduce costs, maximize return on capital investments, ensure regulatory compliance, empower the new workforce, all while increasing profitability? Join us for a webinar to learn how digital transformation strategies are being implemented by industry leading manufacturers to maximize return on capital and improve profitability. We will discuss best practices, risks and rewards on how you can leverage digital technology to maximize value across asset and operations lifecycles.

What attendees will learn:

  • How to overcome internal organizational hurdles and constraints
  • The five-element framework for success in setting a digital transformation strategy
  • What exactly Operational Excellence is, including the five key drivers 
  • How to assemble the right team to initiate a Digital Transformation and Operational Excellence strategy
  • Process for translating strategic objectives to measurable results and performance metrics

Schneider Electric’s industrial software business and AVEVA have merged to create a new global leader in engineering and industrial software. For more details click here.



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Speakers

Andrew Hughes

Principal Analyst, LNS Research

Andrew Hughes joined the LNS Research team in May of 2015 and is a Principal Analyst with his primary focus being research and analysis in the Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) practice. Andrew has 30 years of experience in manufacturing IT, software research, sales and management across a broad spectrum of manufacturing industries. Before joining LNS Research, Andrew was on sabbatical in Ethiopia. Prior to this he worked at Gartner as a research director in the manufacturing group as lead analyst in MOM and related manufacturing software fields. Before joining Gartner, Andrew led the Manufacturing Execution Systems team in Europe at process industry software provider Aspen Technology. Prior to this he worked in diverse software fields including DVD player development at Philips Electronics, as engineering manager in Honeywell for both integrated manufacturing and airports solutions, and initially in GEC Marconi doing research on ultra-reliable software systems. Andrew has a BSc honours degree in Computer Science from York University.

Keith Chambers

Global Director, Operations Management Portfolio

Keith is responsible for strategic direction, commercialization and development for Schneider Electric Software’s operations management portfolio globally. Keith has over 20 years’ experience in the automation, software and MES business with a focus on manufacturing operations software in the food and beverage, CPG and life sciences industries.

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