Rethink: The Manufacturing Leadership Council Summit

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NTT DATA will participate in Rethink, the 16th annual National Association of Manufacturers Manufacturing Leadership Summit. This virtual event is the place to connect with the brightest minds in manufacturing to gain insights on technology, leadership strategies, emerging trends and innovative solutions to help you stay competitive with Manufacturing 4.0.

Make plans to visit our virtual booth and talk to our experts about Manufacturing 4.0, digital technology and our Smart Operations solution — a comprehensive IIoT platform designed to provide end-to-end visibility of industrial assets for any digital manufacturing enterprise.

Join Our Think Tank Session

Best Practices Forum: Managing IoT Data

2:00 p.m. EDT
Wednesday, Oct. 28

As manufacturers increasingly connect equipment and other physical objects in their companies, the amount of data being generated is predicted to rise exponentially in the years ahead. But manufacturers have an opportunity to realize business and operational benefits from that data if they can successfully collect, organize, normalize and analyze the information for actionable insights. This Think Tank will identify best practices in leveraging data coming from Internet of Things projects.

The session will be facilitated by NTT DATA's Greg Betz and Baskar Radhakrishnan.

Join Our Roundtables

M4.0 – Linking the Digital Threads

12:30 p.m. EDT
Wednesday, Oct. 28

As you rebound from the numerous supply chain disruptions in 2020, your M4.0 initiatives are critical to meeting customer demand. Join the conversation as we explore how to best integrate the various digital and process threads into a comprehensive smart factory roadmap.

The session will be facilitated by NTT DATA's Jay Monahan.

Transforming Manufacturing Through Technology

12:00 p.m. EDT
Thursday, Oct. 29

Every part of the manufacturing value chain is impacted by technology. How can manufacturers harness emerging technologies to drive significant and sustainable business value?

The session will be facilitated by NTT DATA's Ed Wilson-Smythe.

Listen to Our Executive Dialogue

The Data-Driven Manufacturing Enterprise


Manufacturers hear the phrase “data-driven” often, but what does it really mean? How does a company become so — and what are some of the benefits and challenges? Join this on-demand dialogue to learn more about being an effective data steward, become more confident in your data strategy and reporting and what lies ahead on the road to data mastery.

The dialogue will be hosted by NTT DATA's Greg Betz and Manufacturing Leadership Council's David Brousell.

Greg Betz

Senior Vice President, Data Intelligence & Automation


Session: Best Practices Forum: Managing IoT Data

Greg leads the delivery of industry-specific offerings in data analytics, intelligent automation, blockchain, and IoT technologies that enable breakthrough performance for clients around the world. He has more than 22 years of experience in the IT services industry.

Ed Wilson-Smythe

Senior Advisor, Industry Strategy & Solutions, Manufacturing & Life Sciences


Session: Transforming Manufacturing Through Technology

Edward advises key Manufacturing and Life Sciences clients on strategies and solutions that leverage innovation to drive superior business results and social outcomes. He builds on over 20 years of experience as a consultant, technology strategist and industry practitioner to lead strategy development, solution design, relationship structuring and delivery of digital and enterprise transformation initiatives for our largest and most complex clients.

Baskar Radhakrishnan

Strategic Advisor, Manufacturing & Life Sciences Industry Solutions


Session: Best Practices Forum: Managing IoT Data

Baskar is responsible for Industry 4.0 strategy, driving digital innovations around smart manufacturing and advising customers in accelerating their digital agenda. Leveraging his experience in leading global digital supply chain transformation initiatives, he is currently responsible for delivering business outcome with digital technologies like IoT, advanced analytics, AR/VR and blockchain.

Jay Monahan

Managing Director, Business Consulting, Manufacturing & Life Sciences


Session: M4.0 – Linking the Digital Threads

Jay is a results-driven executive combining more than 25 years of experience in leading consulting lead transformation initiatives across shop floor, ERP and supply chain initiatives. He is passionate about innovative approaches to manufacturing challenges and building new offerings integrated across a spectrum of IT/OT/ET.

David Brousell

Vice President & Executive Director

Manufacturing Leadership Council, a Division of NAM

The Data-Driven Manufacturing Enterprise

Michael Goodman

Vice President, Business Strategy


The Data-Driven Manufacturing Enterprise


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