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Tips on Starting the Smart Manufacturing Journey – From Workshop Discussions at the 2018 MESA Conference

Description: Topics discussed by this panel include:

• Drivers, priorities, and corporate alignment
• IT versus OT/Automation leadership
• Experimentation and implementation approaches
• Build vs buy, and single vs multi-vendor decisions

Our panelists share how-to advice and tips based on experiences discussed at the 2018 MESA North American Conference at Raleigh, NC. We have compiled the most common discussion threads and concerns voiced at the workshop, and this panel of experienced manufacturing IT professionals that led the table discussions are dedicated to advancing the Smart Manufacturing vision for the whole industry.

Moderator: Conrad Leiva
Panelists: Angela Morris, Jimmy Asher, Chris Monchinski, Erik Nistad

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