Find out why and what insights can be drawn from Mr. Dan Miklovic, Service Director, Manufacturing Research Team, Gartner on Monday 18 May 2009, 02:30 PM – 03:30 PM at Lee Wee Nam Library Level 4 (Library Instructional Room).
Event Date : Monday 18 May 2009, 02:30 PM – 03:30 PM
Venue : Lee Wee Nam Library Level 4 (Library Instructional Room)(Location Map)
Organiser : NTU Library (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel/Fax: (65) 65137605 )
Manufacturing automation, process control systems and information technology are converging. Regulatory demands and economic pressures are forcing manufacturers to relook at the relationship between engineering, business operations and finance. Commercial IT platforms that should be the solutions are often seen as the primary obstacles. Find out why and what insights can be drawn from Mr. Dan Miklovic, Service Director, Manufacturing Research Team, Gartner.
The presentation will cover:
1. Major IT trends in manufacturing operations
2. Challenges faced by manufacturers trying to integrate IT into the manufacturing environment
3. Lessons that can be drawn
Light refreshments will be served.
Dan Miklovic’s biodata:
Daniel is a vice president in Gartner’s Industry Advisory Services, where he is the agenda manager and service director for Gartner’s manufacturing research team. Mr. Miklovic also leads Gartner’s natural resources industry coverage. His personal research agenda is focused on enterprise asset management; environmental, health and safety systems; quality management systems; manufacturing-specific service provision; and business transformation through the application of Lean Six Sigma.
Prior to joining Gartner 13 years ago, Mr. Miklovic had 20 years of industry experience with companies such as Emerson Electric, Weyerhaeuser and Scott Paper, as well as several consulting companies and software supplier Aspen Technology. In addition, Mr. Miklovic was an adjunct faculty member of Central Washington University for 16 years. He has served on the program advisory boards for Central Washington University, Pierce College and ITT Technical Institute, advising on industry and academic partnering issues. Mr. Miklovic is the author of a college text on data communications; the author of chapters in engineering handbooks related to data acquisition, statistical process control and computer-integrated manufacturing; and the author of more than 30 technical papers.
“Being the team agenda manager for our manufacturing clients allows me to take my 30 years of experience and help clients solve real problems. The analysts — particularly our industry team members — play off each other, bringing multiple perspectives to every client question. It is an environment where we are continuously learning and working collectively for the client, and that makes being a Gartner analyst so rewarding.”
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