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Join us at the 2017 GE Minds + Machines Industrial Internet conference

October 25-26 | San Francisco, CA

Deloitte Digital is a proud titanium sponsor at GE Minds + Machines 2017, a premier Industrial Internet conference focused on empowering businesses to become leading Digital Industrials.

What is Minds + Machines?

Minds + Machines is an Industrial Internet conference that brings together a global community of GE customers, partners, industrial thought leaders, technology experts, and developers. The conference features inspirational keynotes, informative breakout sessions, forums, hands-on demos, technical trainings, and networking opportunities.

Event details

Dates: October 25-26, 2017

Location: Booth #3, Moscone West Convention Center, San Francisco, CA

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Visit Deloitte Digital in the Minds + Machines Tech Hall

Register for GE’s Minds + Machines to learn how digital industrial leaders are harnessing the power of the Industrial Internet to unlock new opportunities and gain a competitive edge. Watch keynotes from industry luminaries, participate in forums, and explore hands-on demonstrations. Deloitte Digital is a proud titanium sponsor of the event. Join us at booth #3 in the Tech Hall to learn about our asset and operations optimization service—a service that allows you to monitor industrial machinery operations and predict upcoming maintenance remotely. Stop by our booth to watch a demonstration of our industrial pipeline application. We hope to see you at the conference!

Attend Deloitte Digital’s sessions

Accelerate Industrial App Development with Predix Studio
Speakers: Jeff Lo, Product Marketing Director, GE Digital; Nav Randhawa, BT; and Siddharth Verma, GE Digital Alliance Industrial IoT and Predix Capability Lead, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Date and time: October 26, 2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Location: Lightning Talk | Appathon Lightning Stage

This session will share how customers have gained time-to-value from their Predix application by leveraging the highly productive, low code Predix Studio environment.


Achieving Digital Maturity: Adapting in a Digital World
Speaker: Anh Phillips, Senior Manager, Deloitte Center for Integrated Research, Deloitte Services LP
Date and time: October 25, 1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Location: Lightning Talk | Lightning stage, level 2

Adapting to increasingly digital market environments and adopting digital technologies are important goals for nearly every contemporary business. Yet, few companies appear to be making the fundamental changes their leaders believe are necessary to achieve these goals. Based on a global survey conducted with MIT Sloan Management Review that included more than 3,500 managers and executives, and 15 interviews with executives and thought leaders, you'll uncover the five key practices of companies that are developing into more mature digital organizations.


Connected Field Service: Driving Top Line Performance in the Industrial IoT
Speaker: Andy Daecher, IoT Practice Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Date and time: October 25, 3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Location: Lightning Talk | Lightning stage, level 2

The Industrial Internet of Things creates a vast array of transformational opportunities for businesses. One of the most exciting is the chance to create new revenue generating services and business models created to connected products and assets. Services Business Unit (BU) leaders have the opportunity to reimagine their organization to strengthen customer relationships and increase customer lifetime value, becoming a revenue and profit engine for the enterprise. This talk will highlight some examples of companies taking advantage of the innovative opportunities afforded by GE Predix, ServiceMax and APM to create breakthrough results.


Digital Mine: A Pit-to-Port Transformation Journey
Speakers: Derek Du Preez, Manager, Technology and Improvement, South32; Nathan Formby, Principal Solution Architect, GE Digital; Jonathan McCormick, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP; Magnus Nilsson, Manager Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, South32 and Siddharth Verma, GE Digital Alliance Industrial IoT and Predix Capability Lead, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Date and time: October 26, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Location: Breakout Session | Room 2024

South32, a global mining corporation, has embarked on a digital transformation journey in order to tackle traditional challenges around high cost and lack of automation. Learn how South 32 is partnering with GE Digital and Deloitte to create a nimble and connected future state by providing near real-time operational information to those who need it, enabling greater transparency, and reducing isolated data sets.


Industry 4.0 for Manufacturing Ecosystems
Speakers: Mark Cotteleer, Managing Director, Deloitte Services LP; and Brenna Sniderman, Senior Manager and Subject Matter Specialist, Deloitte Services LP
Date and time: October 25, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Location: Breakout Session | Room 2002

Industry 4.0 is creating a smart factory. Modular structured factories and cyber-physical systems are monitoring physical processes, creating a virtual copy of the physical world, and making decentralized decisions. Learn how manufacturing leaders are enabling this to create value in unprecedented ways.


Oil & Gas: A Roadmap for a Digital Journey
Speaker: Damon Vaccaro, Principal, Oil & Gas and Technology Strategy and Architecture Practice, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Date and time: October 25, 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Location: Breakout Session | Room 2018

Deloitte and BHGE are partnering together to help oil and gas customers with their digital journey. Come learn how they're helping articulate a digital vision and ambitions, and provide industry leading execution capabilities to prototype, scale, define, and create a digital culture.


Predix Studio: Enabling Rapid Application Development
Speakers: Franco Castaldini, VP Marketing & Product Management, Bit Stew Systems; Ankush Mohla, Business Relationship and Development Manager, TCS; Nimrod Ohad, Program Manager, GE Digital; Siddharth Verma, GE Digital Alliance Industrial IoT and Predix Capability Lead, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Predix Studio enables the development of IIoT applications without the complex coding. Learn how Studio Recipes and AI-assistance allow you to onboard and organize data, immediately visualize the results, and add business rules, analytics, and interactive forms to create a complete reusable application.

What is the Deloitte Digital and GE Digital alliance?

The Deloitte Digital-GE Digital alliance was formed to harness the market-leading innovation, business insights, capabilities, and experience of Deloitte Digital with the power of an industry leading IIoT platform, Predix, and applications like Asset Performance Management, Brilliant Manufacturing, and ServiceMax Field Service, from GE Digital. With a laser-focus on delivering transformational results enabled by advanced digital technology, development tools, and pre-built solutions to reduce ramp-up time, and an agile approach for rapid delivery, our alliance accelerates IIoT time-to-value. Learn more about "GE Digital alliance."

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Andy Daecher

Andy Daecher

Deloitte Digital IoT Practice Leader

A Deloitte Consulting LLP principal, Andy leads Deloitte Digital’s Internet of Things practice. He has worked in the hi-tech industry for 25 years, advising clients on the strategic use of technology ... More