Achieving a 360 degree view of manufacturing

Achieving a 360 degree view of manufacturing

Wednesday, June 20
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM
Meeting Room 230B

Continuously improving factory operations is of critical importance to manufacturers. Consider the facts: the total cost of poor quality amounts to a staggering 20% of sales (American Society of Quality) and unplanned downtime costs plants approximately $50 billion per year (Deloitte).

The most pressing questions are: which process variables effect quality and yield and which process variables predict equipment failure? Getting to those answers is providing forward thinking manufacturers a leg up over competitors.

The speakers address the data management challenges facing today's manufacturers, including proprietary systems and silo'ed data sources, as well as an inability to make sensor-based data usable.
Integrating enterprise data from ERP, MES, maintenance systems and other sources with real time operations data from sensors, PLCs, SCADA systems and historians represents a major first step. But how to get started? What is the value of a data lake? How are AI/ML being applied to enable real time action?

Join us for this educational session, which includes a rare view from one of our SWAT team experts into our roadmap for an open source industrial IoT data management platform.

Key Takeaways:
• How to choose an initial project from which to quickly demonstrate high value returns
• Understand the value of multivariate data sources, as opposed to a single sensor on a piece of equipment
• Understand advances in big data management and streaming analytics that are paving the way to next-generation factory performance

Presentation Video


Michael Ger
General Manager, Manufacturing and Automotive
Michael Ger has over 25 years of experience working in industry and Information Technology strategy roles. He has deep cross-industry knowledge in product development, manufacturing, supply chain and customer experience related business processes. As General Manager of Manufacturing and Automotive Industries at Hortonworks, Mike is responsible for driving the solution vision and go-to-market strategies within each industry segment and works with industry leaders to drive next-generation business insights through Big Data Analytics. Prior to joining Hortonworks, Mike worked at Oracle for over 20 years as their Automotive Industry lead, at A.T. Kearney as an Automotive Management Consultant and at General Motors (Saturn Division) as a Product Engineer.
Ryan Templeton
Senior Solutions Engineer
A solutions consultant for over 20 years, Ryan has a proven track records for successfully designing and delivering data processing and management solutions to customers across several vertical industries. In his current role, he is responsible for supporting sales objectives and working with customers to ensure success in their Hadoop adoption and development efforts. His current interests include developing streaming solutions leveraging Apache Storm and Apache Phoenix and applying predictive models to real time data. Prior to joining Hortonworks, Ryan was a Lead Architect in the big data division at Actian and Integration Solutions Architect at Pervasive Software. Ryan has his undergraduate in Architecture from Texas A&M University and lives in Pflugerville, Texas with his wife, son and daughter.