Gerardo Pardo-Castellote with RTI

Industrial Talk is onsite at OMG, Q1 Meeting and talking to Gerardo Pardo-Castellote, CTO of Real-Time Innovations (RTI) about “Data Distribution Services (DDS) – Ensuring systems can communicate”.

Scott MacKenzie and Gerardo discussed advancements in distributed systems and data management. Gerardo explained how their company, Real-Time Innovations, develops software infrastructure for robotic systems. They discussed the importance of modularity, interoperability, and security in complex systems, highlighting challenges such as latency, data security, and scalability in real-time innovations. They emphasized the need for a common language and protocol to enable communication and integration between different systems.

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.

Brett Smith with Siemens

Industrial Talk is onsite at IoT Solutions World Congress and talking to Brett Smith, Global Partner Business Development Lead with Siemens about “Smart building solutions to optimize the efficiency of your building assets”.

Brett Smith emphasizes the importance of technology in making buildings more autonomous, profitable, and sustainable. Scott MacKenzie highlights the significance of IoT solutions and networking with industry professionals. The speakers discuss the potential of AI and machine learning to optimize building operations, energy efficiency, and performance. They emphasize the importance of understanding occupancy and energy usage patterns to make informed decisions and achieve cost savings and profitability. Both speakers highlight the potential for autonomous decision-making within buildings without human intervention, with the goal of improving sustainability, profitability, and efficiency.

Aaron Merkin with Fluke Reliability

Industrial Talk is onsite at Xcelerate 24 and talking to Aaron Merkin, Chief Technology Officer with Fluke Reliability about “Stitching together a more integrated reliability solution”.

Aaron Merkin discussed the shift from on-premise to cloud software and the integration of AI in enterprise software. Scott MacKenzie and Aaron discussed the importance of data collection and closed-loop workflows for predictive maintenance, highlighting the benefits of modern applications like x5 and the potential of generative AI and augmented reality in asset management and maintenance. The conversation emphasized the challenges of navigating disruptive times in the industry and the need for comprehensive solutions to eliminate unplanned downtime and improve worker efficiency.

Bill Curtis with Consortium for Information and Software Quality

Industrial Talk is onsite at OMG, Q1 Meeting and talking to Bill Curtis, Executive Director with the Consortium for Information and Software Quality about “ISO 5055 – Software quality standards to positively impacting industry”.

The conversation centered around the importance of prioritizing software quality to improve productivity and reduce costs. The speakers highlighted the significant financial costs associated with software quality issues and emphasized the need for implementing and applying software security standards in the industry. They also discussed automated source code quality measures and the importance of software quality standards and certification, with one speaker expressing a preference for free and open-source software and the other emphasizing the need for a certification exam to test developers’ knowledge of ISO 5055.