Ben Kotvis

Sr Architect , Insight

Ben has had a long career in software architecture in which his hunger for finding new and innovative ways to improve processes landed him in a software engineering role 20 years ago. Since then he has served some of the largest organizations in the world as a consultant and subject matter expert in software development, architecture, IoT and microservices. He served as a chief architect and worked closely with partners like Microsoft, Intel, and Google, presenting solution all over the world. He excels in his ability to understand a problem from a broad perspective, break the pieces apart, and provide practical solutions that are robust and easy to understand. What he finds most rewarding is to mentor colleagues and clients in a manner that empowers them to innovate on their own and advance their career long term.

Session Track: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Wednesday, May 17 2:50 PM - 3:20 PM 204

II1571P - From Pilot Purgatory to Industry 4.0: Industrial Connectivity Has Never Been So Easy

Advancements in AI are enabling the creation of more data providing the potential to revolutionize industrial manufacturing. However, many companies are finding themselves stuck in "pilot purgatory" as they struggle to harness that data across siloed hardware. A special coalition consisting of founding members Kepware Technologies, Intel®, Dell Technologies, Insight Technology, and Wachter joined forces to build a toolkit that eases the transition to Industry 4.0. Hear how this offering addresses digital transformation challenges and can easily be deployed in your enterprise – so you can focus on using the data, rather than collecting it.

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