IBM IoT
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Intelligence is your greatest asset
March 17-18, 2020, Hilton Orlando

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IoT Exchange is an intensive, two-day event for business leaders looking to evolve their operating models through data and analytics, AI and the cloud. Made up of three solution-specific academies, the conference offers eight robust keynotes, 50 elective sessions, hands-on workshops and labs, select certifications, and many networking opportunities.

The journey to transforming your business operations centers on your physical assets — connecting and digitizing them, collecting performance data and curating it to glean new insights. You’ll learn from respected leaders, practitioners and subject-matter experts how to optimize performance and build more intelligent workflows to position your business for success.

General Session
Keynote Speakers

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Gene Kranz

NASA Flight Control Director (Ret.)

An aerospace engineer, former fighter pilot and author, Gene Kranz was the leader of the “Tiger Team” of flight directors who brought the Apollo 13 spaceship safely back to Earth on April 17, 1970. He retired from NASA in 1994 after 37 years of federal service


Since retirement, Kranz has served as a flight engineer on a B-17 Flying Fortress, constructed an aerobatic bi-plane and in April 2000 published a New York Times Bestseller about his experiences in the space program, “Failure is Not an Option: Mission Control from Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond.”

A Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and National Aviation Hall of Fame inductee, Kranz regularly shares the story of courage, determination, teamwork and thoughtful leadership with a wide range of audiences.

Gene Kranz
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Kareem Yusuf, Ph.D

General Manager, Watson IoT
IBM Cognitive Applications

Kareem Yusuf is the General Manager of AI Applications, an IBM Business Unit focused on providing solutions that harness the power of AI to provide insights, intelligence and innovation that help clients transform their business. 


Kareem has a Ph.D from the University of Leeds, focused on Decision Support Systems for Civil Engineering construction. He maintains an active interest in all things technical, with a particular interest in digital media and programming languages. He is a TED Speaker and also the author of “Enterprise Messaging Using JMS and IBM WebSphere.” 

Kareem Yusuf, Ph.D
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Amber Armstrong

VP and CMO, AI Applications
IBM Cognitive Applications

Amber Armstrong leads marketing for IBM AI Applications and is passionate about helping clients accelerate their operational transformation.  As an Artificial Intelligence (AI) enthusiast, Amber has focused her career in applying AI across customer experience, commerce, marketing, development, and supply chain. She combines those experiences to provide clients with a unique lens for viewing the challenges facing companies in asset-intensive industries.

Amber Armstrong
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Joe Berti

Vice President, Watson IoT Offering Management
IBM Cognitive Applications

With more than 25 years of leadership in software and services, Mr. Berti provides critical direction on offering features and launches, including key metrics like customer satisfaction, accessibility, revenue and profitability. As an innovator, Mr. Berti has launched numerous products that transformed entire industries. Prior to joining IBM, he led Oniqua (now an IBM company) into a rapid-growth cycle and continues to lead the IBM Maximo Inventory Optimization product offering.

Mr. Berti received a B.S. in Finance and Management Information Systems at Ohio State University. He is a frequent speaker, most recently at IBM THINK 2019 and WW IoT Evolution.

Joe Berti
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Skip Snyder

Vice President and Partner
Global Leader – Intelligent Connected Operations Practice

Skip Snyder leads IBM’s Intelligent Connected Operations Practice. The Practice drives value to clients through the application of exponential technologies such as AI, IoT and edge computing to create intelligent connected operations across enterprises in asset intensive industries. Key disciplines include asset and building optimization, IoT strategy, edge computing and Industry 4.0. Skip has over 20 years of experience in global technology markets interfacing with executive leadership at FORTUNE 500 accounts.

Skip Snyder
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Andy Bennett

Worldwide Sales Leader, Watson IoT 
IBM Cognitive Applications

Andrew (Andy) Bennett has led global sales for enterprise asset management, facilities management, systems engineering and Watson IoT Platform since 2018. 

Previously he was SVP of EcoStruxure IoT at Schneider Electric (SE), managing major electro-intensive segments, the micro grid business, and medium voltage Energy Business Unit operations. He was GM of Telvent’s Electric Utility Group when SE acquired the company.

Andy Bennett

Maximo Academy
Keynote Speakers

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Brendan Crotty

Director of Offering Management, IBM Watson IoT

Brendan Crotty leads the IBM Maximo Portfolio. These solutions aid clients to drive operational excellence from assets, factories and supply chains to the operations of oil fields and power plants using big data, artificial intelligence and analytics. Brendan's current responsibilities are focused on growth of this area for clients and IBM. Prior to this role, Brendan was responsible for the product strategy, digital strategy and execution – focusing on offering elements such as cloud infrastructure – and the buyer journey for the IoT portfolio. He has been active in the IT Industry for more than 20 years both within IBM and at other industry software providers.

Brendan Crotty
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Terrence O'Hanlon, CMRP

Publisher, Reliabilityweb.com®, RELIABILITY® Magazine and Uptime® Magazine

Terrence O'Hanlon is certified in Asset Management by the Institute of Asset Management and is a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional by SMRP. He is the acting executive director of the Association of Asset Management Professionals (AMP). He is the executive editor and publisher of the 5th Edition of the Asset Management Handbook and most recently the author of 10 rights on Asset Management with Ramesh Gulati. Terrence is also a voting member of the US TAG (PC251) for ISO 55000 - ASTM E53 Asset Management Standards Committee. More recently, Mr. O’Hanlon has been selected as the sole US Representation through ANSI for ISO Working Group 39 to create a standard for competence in assessing and certifying Asset Management programs known as ISO 17021-5. Mr. O’Hanlon is also a member of the Institute of Asset Management, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, The Association of Facilities Engineers, Society of Maintenance and Reliability Professionals and the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.

Terrence O'Hanlon, CMRP
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Lisa Seacat DeLuca

Director, Distinguished Engineer in IoT
IBM

Lisa leads the digital twin integration in the IBM IoT offering suite. With an M.S. in Technology Commercialization from the University of Texas, a B.S. in Computer Science and minors in business administration and multimedia productions from Carnegie Mellon University, Lisa brings an innovative portfolio to her work. In 2018, LinkedIn named her #1 on Top Voices in Technology list and one of their Top 15 Female Voices to Follow.


A TED speaker and author, Lisa is IBM’s most prolific female inventor and the only one to ever reach the 100th Invention Plateau Award.

Lisa Seacat DeLuca

Engineering Academy
Keynote Speakers

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Rod Pyle

Author, journalist and science historian

With 17 books in 10 languages, Rod Pyle has distinguished himself as a leading writer in the areas of space, science and technology. He is the editor-in-chief of Ad Astra, the National Space Society magazine, and contributes to many others such as WIRED and Popular Science. Mr. Pyle has written extensively for NASA and Caltech publications. New books last year included Space 2.0 with a foreword by astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Interplanetary Robots, Heroes of the Space Age and the fifth printing of First on the Moon. Mr. Pyle current hosts the Cool Space News podcast on iHeart Radio.

Rod Pyle
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Dr. Larry Kennedy

Founder, CEO of Quality Management Institute

Dr. Kennedy had an integral systems engineering role in NASA’s Apollo Spacecraft Operations and Flight Crew Training program, practicing quality management disciplines. Sought after for his rich background in aerospace, business and consulting, Dr. Kennedy brings deep knowledge of systems thinking and process management principles. As CEO of the Quality Management Institute, he helped develop the Quality Accelerator Program for IBM and others. Dr. Kennedy also co-founded the Systems Engineering Quality Management working group at the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), where he has extensive relationships.

Dr. Larry Kennedy
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Raman Mehta

CIO and VP, Visteon

Mehta leads all facets of global information technology, including designing, developing and implementing global IT platforms and business processes. Passionate about connected and autonomous vehicles and applying emerging AI technologies for Industry 4.0, he joined Visteon in April 2017 from Fabrinet, where he was senior vice president and CIO. Previous roles include CIO and chief process architect for a Tier 1 Ford supplier EWIE, and 13 years at Oracle USA, Inc. Mehta has received numerous industry leadership awards, and is a frequent speaker at prominent IT conferences and white paper author. He received an MBA from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical and Electronics from India’s Birla Institute of Technology and Science.

Raman Mehta
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Dibbe Edwards

Offerings VP, IBM Engineering Lifecycle Management

Edwards has more than 25 years of leadership in software development, support and offering management. She is currently responsible for the strategy and roadmap for the IBM Engineering portfolio covering the end-to-end product lifecycle including workflow, requirements management, system design, and test management. Her engineering and industry expertise are helping drive IBM’s DevOps transformation through continuous software delivery activities and ongoing transparent development in jazz.net. She received an MBA from North Carolina State University and is a frequent speaker, most recently at IBM Think 2019.

Dibbe Edwards
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Sky Matthews

Chief Technology Officer, IBM Engineering Lifecycle Management

An IBM Distinguished Engineer, Matthews is responsible for technical strategy and directions related to the IBM systems engineering tools. He currently focuses on the application of AI and analytics in systems engineering, the creation and management of digital twins, and integration of engineering and operational lifecycles. He has substantial experience working with clients in complex and embedded systems development across many industries, including telecom equipment, aerospace and defense, automotive and electronics. Raleigh-based Matthews holds a Bachelor of Computer Science from Acadia University.

Sky Matthews
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Melinda-Carol Ballou

Research Director, Agile ALM, Quality and Portfolio Strategies

Melinda-Carol Ballou serves as Research Director for IDC's Application Life-Cycle Management (ALM) program. In this role, Ms. Ballou provides thought leadership, expert opinion and analysis through comprehensive research on end-to-end application life-cycle management – from requirements to quality, testing, change, continuous release, process, project and portfolio management (PPM) with a focus on agile DevOps software life-cycle strategies. With over 28 years of experience, Ms. Ballou has researched PPM and ALM for much of her career. Before joining IDC, she founded and worked independently for Ballou IT Strategies, and before that at META Group for 11 years, researching PPM and ALM in both positions. Prior to that, Ms. Ballou held senior editorial positions at ComputerWorld and Digital Review.

Melinda-Carol Ballou

TRIRIGA Academy
Keynote Speakers

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Mike Loving

Senior Program Manager, Serco Inc.

As manager of the Air Force NexGen IT program, Loving’s responsibilities include resource management, finance management, process management, project management, risk management and customer engagement. He has more than 15 years of TRIRIGA experience and 23 years in software technical solutions, and most served as senior manager at a Fortune 500 company where he led the corporate real estate’s strategic growth initiative, implementing a workplace integrated management system throughout the US and UK. He has led numerous IT initiatives and received multiple industry awards.

Mike Loving
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Stephanie V. Enloe

First Lieutenant, Deputy Program Manager, US Air Force

As Deputy Program Manager for the Next Generation IT program office in the Business and Enterprise Systems Directorate, Lt. Enloe is responsible for delivering an agile software solution in the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center. The solution is used to track and manage real property, energy management, project management, cost accounting, operations and materials for the Civil Engineering community at Maxwell Air Force Base. Previously, she served as Deputy Program Manager for the Theater Medical Information Program, where she oversaw electronic health records training for deployed Air Force medical personnel. She is a fully qualified acquisition program manager with expertise in globally interfacing defense software systems. Lt. Enloe is a recipient of the National Defense Service Medal for Global War on Terrorism Service.

Stephanie V. Enloe

Academies

Choose the academy that best fits your business needs, then plan your itinerary according to your own specific challenges. Sessions and activities are open to all event attendees.

Maximo Academy

TRIRIGA Academy

Engineering Academy

Maximo Academy:
Insights for intelligent asset maintenance and operations

Learn how to apply new Maximo capabilities, IoT data and AI to gather insights into asset performance that will transform maintenance and operations models — and ultimately reduce downtime and costs.

Tracks and topics:

  • Optimizing asset performance
  • Client insights and best practices
  • Products and technology infused with AI
  • Implementation tips and tricks
  • Maximo user groups

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Topics

Optimizing asset performance

  • The digital transformation of the asset management process in power transmission
  • Achieve digital transformation of your physical assets with IBM Digital Twin Exchange
  • Rapidly achieve significant MRO inventory savings to fund breakthrough operational improvements

Client insights and best practices

  • eCommerce supply chain hybrid cloud platform for Maximo Asset Management
  • Extending the reach of Maximo into operational processes using Maximo HSE
  • Digitizing asset management with IoT civil infrastructure solution
  • How food service is providing users with a modern Maximo user experience
  • Maximo Asset Management journey from on premises to Maximo EAM SaaS
  • International entertainment company: A story of our Maximo upgrades and six-hour service windows
  • Rail, land, sea or air: The power of real-time visibility of multi-modal shipments
  • Increasing workplace compliance with Maximo and Willard Smart Exit Signs
  • Using predictive analytics to improve efficiency, safety and reliability in public transportation

Implementation tips and tricks

  • Electric utility’s Maximo Anywhere mobility journey
  • Digitizing your workforce with new Maximo Anywhere Mobile
  • Maximo Anywhere: Customizing the application to fit an advanced and diverse user base
  • Maximo Scheduler Plus: Features, functions and best practices for planning and scheduling

Products and technology infused with AI

  • Maximo built for the future: A look at innovation and the roadmap to get there
  • Maximo Asset Performance Management strategy and roadmap
  • Use AI to optimize operations at enterprise scale with Maximo Asset Monitor
  • Transforming maintenance with Maximo Predict
  • Reimagining the way maintenance technicians work
  • Protecting the lone technician leveraging wearable, sensors and cognitive analytics

Maximo User Groups

  • Driving asset performance with Maximo oil and gas solution
TRIRIGA Academy:
Insightful solutions for intelligent real estate and facilities management

Learn how to apply data, IoT and AI to gain fresh insights into facilities operations and management, and dramatically improve space utilization and workplace experience.

Tracks and topics:

  • Client insights and best practices
  • TRIRIGA and IoT: Space, occupancy and workplace experience
  • Implementation tips and tricks
  • Products and technology infused with AI
  • TRIRIGA community user groups

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Client insights and best practices

  • You implemented TRIRIGA for lease accounting, now what?
  • Our IWMS journey: From chaos to clarity
  • Driving effective pre-project planning and capital investment

TRIRIGA and IoT: Space, occupancy and workplace experience

  • Creating better workplace experiences with TRIRIGA and IoT
  • Building the digital workplace of tomorrow
  • How a major oil and gas retailer uses TRIRIGA to improve ROI of their spaces

Implementation tips and tricks

  • Talking all about TRIRIGA on cloud
  • Operational advantage: Capitalizing on lease accounting in TRIRIGA
  • Transforming real estate management of a large bank

Products and technology infused with AI

  • Let your building tell a story with TRIRIGA Reporting
  • TRIRIGA space management with BIM
  • Introducing the TRIRIGA Carbon Style Pack

TRIRIGA community user groups

  • West Coast User Group
  • East Coast User Group
  • Midwest User Group
  • Lease Accounting User Group
  • Space Management User Group
  • Capital Projects User Group
Engineering Academy:
Insightful engineering at enterprise scale

Learn how to apply insights from AI and IoT data at each stage of the engineering lifecycle — across dispersed teams and geographies — to produce sophisticated products at greater speed, lower cost and higher quality.

Tracks and topics:

  • Industry and compliance solutions
  • Requirements management
  • AI and reporting capabilities
  • Test management
  • Agile and workflow processes
  • Flexible portfolio deployment
  • Model based systems engineering (MBSE)

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Topics

Industry and compliance solutions

  • Architectural decisions to assure high availability on an IoT system for millions of devices
  • Monitoring ELM to keep your applications running at optimal performance
  • Meeting safety-related software audits: A practical workflow with demonstration

Requirements management

  • The latest and greatest of migrating DOORS to DOORS Next
  • Requirement management for the modern-day automotive development
  • DOORS (traditional): Preview of DOORS offering strategy and future enhancements

AI and reporting capabilities

  • Be compliant: Use IBM Publishing to document your traceability across ELM
  • Perform configuration-aware reporting: Use IBM Publishing to document your versioned artifacts
  • Data governance for production data: Enabling data scientists and data analysis
  • AI and ETA architecture: Smart test case generation
  • AI: Detecting duplicate or conflicting requirements
  • AI and ETA architecture: Compound requirements
  • Scaling your configuration management-aware reporting environment for optimal performance

Test management

  • How to save time and be more effective with test automation

Agile and workflow processes

  • Want to know where your requirement is in the delivery pipeline? We have tools for that!
  • Be a Superhero: Help your project fast-track engineering change requests
  • How agile best practices can improve your work and effectiveness
  • Scaled agile meets global configuration management
  • Configure workflow management with Bitbucket in 30 minutes
  • Be more compliant and reduce your agile teams’ workload using IBM Engineering Lifecycle Management

Flexible portfolio deployment

  • Proactive monitoring of ELM with Splunk
  • Are you ready to migrate to the cloud?
  • Automate and document your ELM deployment administration with services assets
  • Best practices for deploying global configuration management in your ELM environment

Model-based systems engineering (MBSE)

  • Improved testing ROI with model-based unit and integration testing for embedded safety-critical software

Week at a Glance

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Registration and Information: 6:30 AM – 6 PM
Breakfast: 6:45 AM – 8:15 AM
Certification Testing: 9:30 AM – 5 PM
Solution Center open: 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM

IoT Exchange Day 1

Main Stage Keynote: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Academy Opening Keynote: 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Academy Elective Sessions: 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Lunch: 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
Academy Elective Sessions: 1:15 AM – 5 PM
Solution Center Reception: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
IoT Exchange Event Night: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Hotel information

Hilton Orlando is located 15 minutes from the Orlando International Airport and within close proximity to Orlando’s main attractions. Enjoy the amenities of a luxury hotel and the convenience of an on-site event.

Address: 6001 Destination Pkwy,
Orlando, FL 32819

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Innovation Campus

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Engage with transformation experts and immerse yourself in learning. Innovation Campus is a stimulating exhibition of technological accomplishment that features the best of IBM Maximo, TRIRIGA and Engineering solutions. Watch demonstrations, get valuable hands-on experience, and enjoy inspirational presentations by industry luminaries appearing in the Exchange Ideas Theater.

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