Hartmut Hahn with Userlane

Industrial Talk is chatting with Hartmut Hahn, CEO at Userlane about “Extracting greater value and user adoption out of your technology stack”.

Scott MacKenzie and Hartmut Hahn discussed challenges in extracting value from technology stacks, optimizing software use, and reducing software spend. They emphasized the importance of data-driven insights and user engagement to identify areas of improvement. Hartmut highlighted their platform’s ability to track user interactions and provide a framework for evaluating software use. Scott MacKenzie questioned how their approach could accommodate different organizational processes. Later, Hartmut discussed the role of predictive analytics in technology adoption, emphasizing the need for a comprehensive understanding of business processes and constant monitoring. The speakers also highlighted the importance of predicting user adoption and efficiency, reaching out to Hardware Lane company for collaboration, and leveraging technology to solve problems.

Roger Hebert with Boston Dynamics

Industrial Talk is onsite at PowerGen and talking to Roger Hebert, Sales Manager with Boston Dynamics about “Leveraging robotic solutions to perform dangerous and mundane industrial work”.

Roger Hebert and Scott MacKenzie discuss the potential of Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot in power generation, highlighting its ability to operate in hazardous environments and perform repetitive data collection tasks. They explore the durability of Spot and its applications in various industries, including manufacturing and power generation, emphasizing the benefits of robotics in improving efficiency and safety in power plant maintenance. However, they also acknowledge the ethical implications of these technologies.

Brian Schmidt with Northrup Grumman

Industrial Talk is onsite at OMG, Q1 Meeting and talking to Brian Schmidt, Technical Fellow and Chief Engineer with Northrop Grumman about “Digital Twin in the Defense and Aerospace Industry”.

Brian Schmidt and Scott MacKenzie discussed the potential of digital twin technology in various industries, highlighting its benefits, challenges, and the importance of collaboration to overcome them. They emphasized the need for trustworthiness and security in digital twins, as well as their potential to optimize operations and improve efficiency. Brian shared his experience as a new co-chair of the aerospace and defense working group within the Digital Twin Consortium, while Scott provided insights and questions to further explore the topic.

Kevin Clark with Falkonry

Industrial Talk is onsite at SMRP 31 and talking to Kevin Clark, VP Time Series AI/CS and Marketing at Falkonry about “Smarter operational decisions by applying AI to proactively act on adverse operational events”.