Pursuit of Zero D – Evolving Manufacturing Operations with Smarter Asset Management

LIVE WEBINAR PRESENTATION

Pursuit of Zero D – Evolving Manufacturing Operations with Smarter Asset Management

9 DECEMBER 2021 | 8.00AM (PST) / 11:00AM (EST) / 4:00PM GMT | 45 MINS

About The Webinar

Increasing manufacturing productivity has been at the heart of every industrial revolution, Companies look to transform the way they manufacture, improve and distribute their products by integrating digital innovations into their production facilities and throughout their operations to drive competitive advantage.

However, while this fourth industrial revolution brings new opportunities to achieve levels of productivity never seen before, organizations are still challenged with creating an immediate ROI that would allow them to continue with their broader transformation.

How could your company truly pave the way forward to Industry 4.0 and beyond while dealing with the high cost of rework and the extreme cost of downtime?  

Speakers

IBM
Theo Winklemann

Global Asset Management Industry Executive

IBM
Ashok Kumar

Principal Product Offering Leader – Maximo and AI applications

TechForge Media
Duncan MacRae

Chief Editor

Key Webinar Takeaways

The Pursuit of Zero D: Zero Defects and Zero Downtime to drive an ROI measure in months, not years, tied to reduced cost and increased revenue.

Bringing the power of AI to your inspection line to identify visible defects faster and accurately identify points of failure so you can continuously improve over time.

Using data insights to identify potential production losses and act to balance quality, cost, and throughput

How other manufacturers are integrating new technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, AI, and ML, leading to increased automation, predictive maintenance, and new levels of efficiencies and responsiveness.

Speaker Profiles

IBM

Theo Winkelmann

Global Asset Management Industry Executive

Theo Winkelmann is a Worldwide Asset Management Industry Executive with 25 years of experience in asset-intensive industries. Mr. Winkelmann began his early career in well water pumping, automotive, beverages, and paper plants. Over the past 15 years, he has specialized in manufacturing and distribution across industry segments, including CPG, pharmaceuticals, automotive, electronics, metals, and minerals. Mr. Winkelmann has held various technical, product, business development, and industry sales roles within IBM. Mr. Winkelmann resides in Austin, Texas.

IBM

Ashok Kumar

Principal Product Offering Leader – Maximo and AI applications

Senior emerging technology executive with 20+ years of proven record to help clients achieve their strategic and tactical goals and objectives in manufacturing & supply chain domains. Ashok brings an extensive background in Industry 4.0, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things (IoT), Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Predictive Maintenance & Quality, Engineering Services, Supply Chain Solutions, Digital Twins, AI-driven business solutions. Strong capabilities in managing client relationships, leading IT transformation engagements, building and launching end-end industry-focused technology solutions, and managing global systems integration engagements. Believes strongly in trust and integrity in all relationships and leans on the culture of company-based ethics and values. Highly energetic and accomplished professional who is passionate about generating improved business outcomes while employing a consultative approach.


TechForge Media

Duncan MacRae

Chief Editor

Duncan is an award-winning editor with more than 20 years of experience in journalism. Having launched his tech journalism career as editor of Arabian Computer News in Dubai, he has since edited an array of tech and digital marketing publications, including Computer Business Review, TechWeekEurope, Figaro Digital, Digit, and Marketing Gazette.