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Energy, Resources & Industrials podcast series

Listen to our leaders as they share what’s on the horizon

Welcome to our Energy, Resources, & Industrials podcasts series, where our leaders converge to discuss some of the latest trends, opportunities, and challenges facing the industry.

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Emerging Smart Factory Trailblazers: Capturing along the Digital Journey

Interview with Paul Wellener

50 percent of the organizations are investigating or investing in things around smart factories—we call them trailblazers.


Deloitte and MAPI collaborated on a study in which they found that smart factories have the potential to spark labor productivity. We found that there are three distinct cohorts of adopters of smart factory initiatives: Trailblazers, Explorers, and Followers. The Trailblazers are leading the way; in fact, they are seeing twice the level of gains to labor productivity compared with Explorers and Followers combined. In this podcast, Paul Wellener, Vice Chairman, US Industrial Products & Construction at Deloitte Consulting LLP, shares highlights of the study and how all manufacturers can derive business value from smart factory initiatives.

Read the full report: Manufacturing goes digital: Smart factories have the potential to spark labor productivity

Emerging Smart Factory Trailblazers

Embracing Industry 4.0: Technology Adoption in Manufacturing

Interview with Paul Wellener

Technology is changing pretty rapidly, so companies are having to think about changing their factories as well.

Industry 4.0 promises a new digital revolution―one that synthesizes advanced manufacturing technologies to generate connected, intelligent systems that can accelerate business value. Yet manufacturers are struggling to adapt. In this podcast, Paul Wellener, Vice Chairman, US Industrial Products & Construction at Deloitte Consulting LLP, shares insights on how manufacturers can thrive in this new, digital world.

Read the full report: Manufacturing goes digital: Smart factories have the potential to spark labor productivity

 

Embracing Industry 4.0

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Disruptive innovation in the retail power sector

Duncan Barnes and Peter Sayburn

Is the era of selling electricity as a commodity coming to an end?

A big shift is underway in the retail power sector and the rise of three interrelated global trends, digitalization, decarbonization, and decentralization, are threatening the long term viability of traditional business models. The pace of change is increasing and retail power companies need to innovate to compete. Deloitte UK’s Duncan Barnes, Partner in Deloitte Digital and Peter Sayburn, Consulting Partner in Deloitte UK CEO and cofounder of Market Gravity, discuss the major trends impacting the retail power market with host Susan McDonald.  

Read the full report: Widening the lens: Big-picture thinking on disruptive innovation in the retail power sector 

Disruptive innovation in the retail power sector

Energy management—Balancing climate, cost, and choice

Stanley Porter and Marlene Motyka

When the customers speak, businesses tend to listen. When stakeholders speak—i.e. investors—businesses tend to listen.

Businesses see opportunities to create new value by conserving resources, diversifying energy sources, procuring renewables, and deploying energy management systems and applications. Host Tanya Ott met with Stanley Porter, Vice Chairman and National Industry Leader for Deloitte’s Energy, Resources & Industrials (ER&I) practice and Marlene Motyka, US and Global Renewable Energy Leader—authors of Deloitte’s 2019 Resources Study—to discuss how businesses and consumers are tackling climate change’s challenges and how to reduce carbon footprints.

Read the full report: Deloitte Resources 2019 Study

Energy management

How are renewables and utilities shaping smart cities?

Bernadette Cullinane and Marlene Motyka

Deloitte created a concept of smart renewable cities (SRCs) to better describe cities that recognize sustainability goals and harness renewable energy.

As cities vie to attract growing businesses, talent, and innovation in an increasingly global competition, renewables and utilities will have a key role in achieving their smart city goals. In this podcast, Marlene Motyka, Deloitte's US and Global Renewable Energy Leader and Bernadette Cullinane, Deloitte’s Australian Oil, Gas and LNG Leader, discuss renewable energy, smart cities, global insights and the diversity of trends that the energy industry is currently seeing.  

Read the full report: Renewables (em)power smart cities

How are renewables and utilities shaping smart cities?

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Mining trends 2019: Forces of disruption in the mining sector

Interview with Andrew Swart

The mining industry is changing faster than ever, resulting in both greater growth potential, as well as more disruption and volatility than in years past.

In this episode of the Dig Deep Podcast, Rob Tyson, Founder and Director of Mining International Ltd. interviews Andrew Swart, Deloitte’s Global Mining & Metals Leader and briefly discusses the key trends affecting the mining industry in 2019.

Read the full report: Tracking the trends 2019

Mining trends 2019

The future of mining with wearables

Interview with Andrew Swart

If things do go wrong then wearables can aid in the location of workers for search and rescue teams.

In this podcast with Dig Deep, Rob Tyson, Founder and Director of Mining International Ltd. interviews Andrew Swart, Deloitte’s Global Mining & Metals Leader about how wearables are boosting worker safety and productivity in the mining sector—key aspects from the latest Deloitte and NORCAT report. They also discuss some interesting considerations around wearables and the challenges around implementation and scaling the technology.

Read the full report: Future of mining with wearables: Harnessing the hype to improve safety

 

The future of mining with wearables

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How can diversity alleviate "sharks and bandwagons" in the gas sector?

Sarah McAlister-Smiley and Joanna Spanjaard

Diversity can help oil and gas companies minimize risks in three ways.

In this podcast, Sarah McAlister-Smiley, Partner, Financial Advisory at Deloitte Australia and Joanna Spanjaard, Partner, Risk Advisory at Deloitte Australia explain what they mean by “sharks and bandwagons” in the gas sector. They also discuss how companies can meet their diversity goals and encourage diversity to better manage risks.

Diversity in the gas sector

Contacts

 

Rajeev Chopra
Global Leader, Energy, Resources & Industrials Industry; Global Leader, Oil, Gas & Chemicals
rchopra@deloitte.co.uk

Vincent Rutgers
Global Leader, Industrial Products & Construction
vrutgers@deloitte.nl

Andrew Swart
Global Leader, Mining & Metals
aswart@deloitte.ca

Felipe Requejo
Global Leader, Power & Utilities
frequejo@deloitte.es

 

 

 

 
 
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