26 Jun.

Smart manufacturing in government contracting

Energy, Resources, & Industrials

Wednesday, 12:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will identify the benefits that can be unlocked and the challenges for industry and specifically for government contractors.


Key takeaways

Host: Mark Burroughs, managing director, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Presenters: Lindsey Berckman, principal, Deloitte Consulting

1.0 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge

The strategic importance of smart factories is undeniable, as early adopters have reported operating more efficiently and driving more to the bottom line. However, many are still only just getting started.  Please join us for a discussion of the underlying concepts of a smart factory. We’ll discuss:

  • What is a smart factory?
  • Impact and challenges for government contractors
  • Cost accounting considerations

Meet the host

Mark Burroughs

Mark Burroughs

Managing Director | Deloitte & Touche LLP

Mark is a managing director in Deloitte & Touche LLP's advisory practice. He has over 20 years of experience in providing audit and consulting services to government contractors and has helped companies understand and develop practical solutions when dealing with matters associated with Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) audits, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS). He is a CPA, and was a senior auditor at the DCAA. He is active in the Professional Services Council (PSC) and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA).

Lindsey Berckman

Lindsey Berckman

Principal | Deloitte Consulting LLP

Lindsey leads Deloitte’s US Aerospace & Defense (A&D) practice and is also a Smart Manufacturing leader in Deloitte’s industrial manufacturing sector, with more than 16 years of experience serving at the intersection of production, operations, and technology in our Consulting practice. With a broad range of experience in our aerospace & defense, industrials, and automotive sectors, Lindsey helps our clients shape their digital transformation roadmaps, investing in solutions built for scale, focused on delivering value, and designed to transform legacy manufacturing processes through digital technologies and AI/cognitive insights. Lindsey was a key player in launching Deloitte’s Smart Manufacturing use cases and key assets and is highly engaged with our ecosystem partners focused on the A&D sector. Lindsey works across the Deloitte functions to bring comprehensive thinking to challenges – by leveraging digital technologies and engaging multifaceted teams, she drives transformational change that cuts across all realms of the digital enterprise.


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