SMACtalk 85: Future of Smart Factories with Marcia Walker of SAS

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SMACtalk 85: Future of Smart Factories with Marcia Walker of SAS

In this episode of SMACtalk hosts Brian Fanzo and Daniel Newman speak with SAS Industry Leader Marcia Walker about Smart Factories.

With IoT and Analytics, manufacturing and the smart factory in particular have a massive opportunity to maximize productivity and minimize downtime.

Walker shares how boundless new possibilities exist on the shop floor and gives our listeners a run down of how things like predictive maintenance, service automation and augmented reality can be applied to smart factory to deliver improved business outcomes.

Tune in to this exciting episode of SMACtalk to learn about not just where Smart Factories are headed, but the opportunities that exist today. We promise you will come away inspired and entertained as to where this exciting industry is heading.

Disclaimer: This episode was sponsored in part by SAS.

What is SMACtalk? the podcast launched in 2014 and over those 3 years hosts Daniel Newman and Brian Fanzo have covered topics that included Big Data, Digital Transformation, Social Selling, Data Center Migration, Millennial Marketing, Digital Marketing, live streaming video, customer experience and everything else impacting today’s technology world.

SMACtalk became much more than just a podcast as every episode is live streamed via Facebook Live and Periscope while also going live to technology events such as Mobile World Congress, IBM developer conference, CES, SXSW, HP Discovery, SAP Sapphire and other technology events. Past sponsors of the podcast include IBM, SAP, SAP Store, Avnet, Adobe and currently Cisco.

Hosted by Brian Fanzo @iSocialFanz and Daniel Newman @danielnewmanuv

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Daniel Newman is the Principal Analyst of Futurum Research and the CEO of Broadsuite Media Group. Living his life at the intersection of people and technology, Daniel works with the world’s largest technology brands exploring Digital Transformation and how it is influencing the enterprise. From Big Data to IoT to Cloud Computing, Newman makes the connections between business, people and tech that are required for companies to benefit most from their technology projects, which leads to his ideas regularly being cited in CIO.Com, CIO Review and hundreds of other sites across the world. A 5x Best Selling Author including his most recent “Building Dragons: Digital Transformation in the Experience Economy,” Daniel is also a Forbes, Entrepreneur and Huffington Post Contributor. MBA and Graduate Adjunct Professor, Daniel Newman is a Chicago Native and his speaking takes him around the world each year as he shares his vision of the role technology will play in our future.

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