February 21, 2024

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Accelerating Digital Manufacturing Transformation for an Industrial Edge

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OpenGov Asia is pleased to invite you to an exclusive OpenGov Event that aims to provide the latest information on the main factors that will recalibrate the digital transformation strategies towards sustainability and cost savings. This is a closed-door, invitation-only, interactive session with top manufacturing technology leaders from Singapore 

Meet Our Distinguished Speakers

Dr Tan Puay Siew
Division Director Manufacturing System Division SIMTech
A*STAR

Jagathesh Rajavasagam
Risk & Cyber Security Officer
Abbott, Singapore

Lim Xiang Hua
APAC IT Director
Gates Corporation, Singapore

Tong Ker Yang
Head of Uvance Offerings, ASEAN Chief Technology Officer
Fujitsu Asia Pte Ltd

Doreen Goh
Channel Director, Singapore
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Tariq Shallwani
Sales Director, Manufacturing & Distribution Industry (MDI)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Mohit Sagar
CEO & Editor-in-Chief
OpenGov Asia

Optimising technical development and plan to maximise automation and new technological waves

Due to the effects of the Ukraine conflict, Singaporean manufacturers have become more concerned about their company’s prospects. The prolonged conflict between Russia and Ukraine, is increasing pressures on the supply chain and inflation, raising operating costs for manufacturers. Even with the anticipated lifting of COVID-19 limitations, business expectations remain uncertain.  

The Economic Development Board (EDB) for the manufacturing sector and the Department of Statistics (SingStat) for services both released polls that revealed the attitudes.  

According to Chubb’s analysis, Singapore’s manufacturing industry is incredibly competitive because of the country’s small domestic market and limited natural resources. Many businesses are automatically integrated into the global ecosystem to find suppliers, develop alliances and look for chances to expand their markets. 

This has aided in integrating local producers into a global value chain, which is further made possible by automation and new waves of technology. On the other hand, a natural reliance on the supply chain guarantees efficient operations, production, and delivery. 

Local manufacturers have embraced digitalisation quickly, even more so in the wake of the pandemic, thanks in large part to the government’s efforts to promote transformation and a smart economy. In addition to employing technology internally to improve speed and transparency during the ordering, assembly and delivery processes. 

However, the digitalisation process is not without risk. Consider purchasing systems, which permit suppliers of products, components, and services to connect directly to a manufacturer’s system. Devastating consequences could trickle out of the manufacturer’s system and into that of other players in the ecosystem if the network is compromised. One result of the storage and exchange of so much sensitive data between parties could be a breach of confidentiality or privacy, among other things. 

What actions can the manufacturing sector take to achieve an industrial edge?  

Toyota Mapmaster’s case study demonstrates how this business accelerated the production of highly accurate, data-intensive map information by streamlining the infrastructure by integrating two systems with high-performance storage at their core and achieving cost levelling over the equipment’s lifecycle by using an IT consumption model.  

The company updated the “Map Production Core System” and “Differential Map Production System” infrastructure while maximising RoI. The infrastructure was made simpler by merging two systems with high-performance storage at their heart. This allowed for the efficient accounting of IT assets while securing the performance and capacity needed over the next five years. 

Modernisation of IT-based Digital Manufacturing Solutions 

Solutions from Industry 4.0 assist manufacturing companies in ensuring business continuity, managing operations more intelligently and autonomously, and getting greater insights from data across the enterprise.  

Innovating IT for Manufacturing at the Cutting Edge of Industry 

Manufacturing will be automated, linked, and digitally based in the future. Numerous use cases across the manufacturing cycle are made available by the convergence of IT and plant floor operations technologies, which can spur innovation, make operations more efficient, decrease downtime, and boost worker productivity. 

Technology Advancement to Keep up with the Changing Dynamics of Manufacturing 

To stay competitive in the quickly changing business environment of today, manufacturers must overcome several obstacles. This includes finding new revenue streams, running more effective operations, scaling resources to meet shifting demand and using the vast amounts of data at their disposal to make wiser operation decisions. Many firms are moving faster toward advanced digital transformation to maintain the continuity of their operations and keep up with shifting dynamics. 

OpenGov Asia is pleased to invite you to an exclusive OpenGov Event that aims to provide the latest information on the main factors that will recalibrate the digital transformation strategies towards sustainability and cost savings. This is a closed-door, invitation-only, interactive session with top manufacturing technology leaders from Singapore. 

We will be discussing:

  • METHODS to adapt to the current technology that is changing the manufacturing industry 
  • OPTIMISING remote visualisation and computer-aided engineering to improve digital design and simulation for more efficient, trustworthy design, modelling, and simulation 
  • ADVANCED methods in guided assembly using augmented reality-based instructions help workers master multiple product configurations and assemblies to reduce defects 
  • TECHNOLOGIES for structured maintenance and repair that put line employees in direct contact with remote specialists for quicker equipment problem detection and resolution 
  • SOPHISTICATED analytics that will accelerate and improve the process of quality assurance  
  • USING current condition monitoring and predictive maintenance, manufacturers may identify maintenance problems earlier and cut down on unscheduled downtime 
  • TECHNIQUES for digitalising plant floor asset performance and processes for monitoring and adjusting production 

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PARTNER

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) is the global edge-to-cloud company that helps organizations accelerate outcomes by unlocking value from all of their data, everywhere. Built on decades of reimagining the future and innovating to advance the way people live and work, HPE delivers unique, open and intelligent technology solutions as a service. With offerings spanning Cloud Services, Compute, High Performance Computing & AI, Intelligent Edge, Software, and Storage, HPE provides a consistent experience across all clouds and edges, helping customers develop new business models, engage in new ways, and increase operational performance. For more information, visit: www.hpe.com/

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Fujitsu’s purpose is to make the world more sustainable by building trust in society through innovation. As the digital transformation partner of choice for customers in over 100 countries, our 124,000 employees work to resolve some of the greatest challenges facing humanity. Our range of services and solutions draw on five key technologies: Computing, Networks, AI, Data & Security, and Converging Technologies, which we bring together to deliver sustainability transformation. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 3.7 trillion yen (US$28 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2023 and remains the top digital services company in Japan by market share. Find out more: www.fujitsu.com

 

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Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. A private company, Qlik offers real-time data integration and analytics solutions, powered by Qlik Cloud, to close the gaps between data, insights and action. By transforming data into Active Intelligence, businesses can drive better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik serves more than 38,000 active customers in over 100 countries.

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CTC Global Singapore, a premier end-to-end IT solutions provider, is a fully owned subsidiary of ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) and ITOCHU Corporation.

Since 1972, CTC has established itself as one of the country’s top IT solutions providers. With 50 years of experience, headed by an experienced management team and staffed by over 200 qualified IT professionals, we support organizations with integrated IT solutions expertise in Autonomous IT, Cyber Security, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Modernization and Professional Services.

Well-known for our strengths in system integration and consultation, CTC Global proves to be the preferred IT outsourcing destination for organizations all over Singapore today.

PARTNER

Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work. Our solutions enable organizations to connect the business from ideas to impact, empowering companies to accelerate the achievement of what matters most. Planview’s full spectrum of Portfolio Management and Work Management solutions creates an organizational focus on the strategic outcomes that matter and empowers teams to deliver their best work, no matter how they work. The comprehensive Planview platform and enterprise success model enables customers to deliver innovative, competitive products, services, and customer experiences. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations around the world, Planview has more than 1,300 employees supporting 4,500 customers and 2.6 million users worldwide. For more information, visit www.planview.com.

SUPPORTING ORGANISATION

SIRIM is a premier industrial research and technology organisation in Malaysia, wholly-owned by the Minister​ of Finance Incorporated. With over forty years of experience and expertise, SIRIM is mandated as the machinery for research and technology development, and the national champion of quality. SIRIM has always played a major role in the development of the country’s private sector. By tapping into our expertise and knowledge base, we focus on developing new technologies and improvements in the manufacturing, technology and services sectors. We nurture Small Medium Enterprises (SME) growth with solutions for technology penetration and upgrading, making it an ideal technology partner for SMEs.

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HashiCorp provides infrastructure automation software for multi-cloud environments, enabling enterprises to unlock a common cloud operating model to provision, secure, connect, and run any application on any infrastructure. HashiCorp tools allow organizations to deliver applications faster by helping enterprises transition from manual processes and ITIL practices to self-service automation and DevOps practices. 

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IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and business services provider. We help clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. Nearly 3,000 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM’s hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently and securely. IBM’s breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM’s legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity and service.