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SAP’s Karsten Hauschild on Digitization and SAP Leonardo

I recently had a chance to sit down with Karsten Hauschild, a Solution Manager at SAP whose focus is Enterprise Asset Management, IoT, Mobility, and GIS.  We discussed how IoT is changing business models, SAP’s perspective on Digitization and Digital transformation, and SAP Leonado, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and predictive analytics.  According to Hauschild, companiesare […]

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Cloud Adoption Slow and Steady Among SAP Chemical Users

Last week I had the pleasure to attend the Best Practices for Chemicals Event in Houston this year. Digital Transformation in Chemicals While there I spoke with SAP about Digital Transformation in the chemicals industry.  Apparently, chemical manufacturers, particularly those focused on agri-business, paint and coatings, are leading the charge in response to acute competitive […]

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SAP and Trenitalia’s IoT-Enabled Dynamic Maintenance – Part 3: Culture Change

In the second blog in this series we reported on Trenitalia’s current and future IIoT-enabled maintenance approaches the company uses. This blog provides expectations and recommendations on instilling successful culture change. Culture Change for Company-wide Implementation During the panel discussion, Mrs. Barbara Morgante mentioned that the company’s transformation is not only technical and financial but also […]

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SAP and Trenitalia’s IoT-Enabled Dynamic Maintenance – part 2

In the first blog in this series we explained Trenitalia’s challenges and motivations. This blog has more on current and future IIoT-enabled maintenance approaches the company uses, in transition from condition-based maintenance, via component-based maintenance to predictive maintenance. IIoT-Enabled Maintenance Approaches Trenitalia collects up to 10,000 parameters per locomotive each second, transmits these in real time […]

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Leonardo Joins the Battle of the Brainiacs

SAP’s new brand for its IoT portfolio, SAP Leonardo, like IBM Watson and SalesForce Einstein, evokes intelligence.  That is entirely appropriate, because arguably it is advanced analytics that is driving so much interest/payoff in IoT, especially in the industrial segment.  Whether it’s artificial intelligence, machine learning, or cognitive computing, this technology, combined with live data […]

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