Eric is Senior Managing Director at Accenture, leading their Digital Industry X.0 program with the objective of supporting industrial companies in harnessing digital opportunities. Schaeffer also leads one of Accenture’s global business services – Accenture Product Lifecycle Services - which provides end-to-end services to unlock value and efficiencies from product data across the entire value chain.
Wednesday, May 241:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Industry X.0: Realizing Digital Value in Industrial Sectors
The industrial world is now digitally connected to a point of no return. Eric Schaeffer takes an insightful look at the business impact of the Internet of Things movement on the industrial sphere. He combines deep analysis with practical guidance, and offers tangible and actionable recommendations on how to realize value in the current digital age.
Industrie 4.0 Transformation in Manufacturing – Seize the Opportunity!!
Businesses around the globe recognize the huge opportunities for growth offered by the physical / digital convergence, the IIoT with unified connectivity and new manufacturing technologies. Together, these phenomena are driving new business models, enabling the cost-effective production of highly customizable products, while delivering unprecedented flexibility. These developments are collectively referred to as “Industrie 4.0.” Manufacturing organizations that can seize this wave of transformation will derive huge competitive advantage. Join us for this session and hear leading global experts discuss and explore this paradigm shift of manufacturing transformation, the opportunities and obstacles from four unique vantage points: Academia, Technology, Industry, and Government.