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Rockwell Automation: Creating A Connected Enterprise

Coming back for the 4th year, Industry of Things World USA is the only event running over 2 days that focuses on the impact of the industrial IoT on business models, manufacturing processes and operations across all major industries. With a special focus on automation, M2M communication, interoperability, new business models, predictive maintenance, industrial data analytics and cognitive manufacturing this is the must-attend industrial event for 2019.
This year, Industry of Things World USA is happy to present Rockwell Automation as event lead partner. Rockwell Automation Inc. is one of the world’s largest companies dedicated to industrial automation and information with about 22,000 employees supporting customers in their digital transformation journey to create a Connected Enterprise. The Connected Enterprise links production lines, in-the-field assets, utilities and enterprise IT to deliver contextualized information where it is needed. As a result, companies can make better decisions faster – and achieve a new level of operational intelligence to improve productivity and global competitiveness.

Click on the video image below to learn more about Rockwell Automation’s Connected Enterprise:

At the 2019 Industry of Things World USA, Rockwell Automation will be sharing its expertise and engaging in peer discussions in their icebreaker roundtable, solution study and world café sessions. These are the topics you can look forward to:

Icebreaker Roundtable 1, March 06 – 19:00 – 21:00
Session title: Digital Manufacturing Transformation – the next wave of opportunities for productivity improvements and new revenue streams
Bob Murphy, Senior Vice President Connected Enterprise Consulting, and Lyman Tschanz, Vice President Connected Enterprise Consulting will discuss:

Digital transformation is a process leveraging unprecedented levels of data from machines, smart assets, predictive equipment
The broad deployment of digital technology requires rethinking both business and operating models: it changes the way an organization works and can create value
Analytics and data make the difference: they drive performance, long term growth and adaptability
IT and OT convergence is key to succeed; new skills are required
Early IoT investments are driving results: productivity improvements and reduction in operating costs, improved quality and better coordination with customers

Event day 1, March 07, 09:30 – 10:00
Solution study title: The Call To Action For Digital Transformation – Why It’s Time To Put Our Pencils Down.
Bob Murphy, Senior Vice President Connected Enterprise Consulting will speak about:

Why many initial efforts are slow to deliver meaningful results and how to ultimately realize the significantly impactful outcomes a comprehensive digital transformation should deliver.
Why do manufacturers struggle with getting digital transformation started?

Event day 2, March 08, 11:15 – 15:00
World Café title: Avoiding Digital Transformation stalls and developing a strategy for success
Lyman Tschanz, Vice President Connected Enterprise Consulting, and Mick Mancuso, Director of Connected Enterprise Operations will discuss:

Where are you on your Digital Transformation journey? What are you doing to get to the next step and ensure measurable success? In this session, learn how Rockwell Automation developed a strategic plan to implement the Connected Enterprise in manufacturing facilities around the globe—achieving 2x annual labor productivity, reducing lead times by 50%, and reducing defects—and help you identify the things you need to consider for success on your own journey.
What stage of maturity are you in your Digital Transformation?
What are you doing to go beyond the status quo and develop a plan for what’s next?
What are key considerations and tactics to achieve measurable success?

Discover the next era of IIoT – Now!


07 – 08 March | Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, USA