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Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

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September 12th 2012:Factory of the Future: Ready, Set, Now! – Part 2

Factory of the past vs. the future. Does Charlie Chaplin’s struggling Little Tramp in the 1936 film “Modern Times” represent today’s factory worker and the shop floor scenario? No, according to IDC’s Bob Parker. “Recent research conducted by IDC Manufacturing Insights shows that manufacturing employees care deeply about quality, and management truly appreciates their team's skills and dedication. The age of contentious labor/management relations is over in manufacturing." SAP’s Mike Lackey is optimistic, too. “What’s under the water? Manufacturing is active, growing and improving like a

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Mike Lackey

Mike Lackey is Vice President of Solution Management, LoB Manufacturing at SAP Labs. He joined SAP in 2008 through the acquisition of Visiprise and has global responsibility for Solution Management, LoB Manufacturing. With previous roles at Visiprise, NetVendor and Teradyne Manufacturing Software Group, Mike’s unique set of knowledge covers both manufacturing software and design collaboration, along with over 20 years of experience in the high tech sector. Early in his career, he was a manufacturing engineer with DCA/Attachmate, gaining invaluable first-hand knowledge and understanding of how SAP’s Manufacturing Product Portfolio helps companies improve their business.
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Pierfrancesco Manenti

Pierfrancesco Manenti leads the IDC Manufacturing Insights research practice in EMEA and is the global lead for the Operations Technology Strategies advisory service. He provides insights, consulting and advisory support to leading manufacturers and specialty IT vendors into the key challenges and trends affecting manufacturing industries, including Automotive, Machinery, Wearing Apparel/Fashion, CPG, and High-Tech – with particular attention to the EMEA region. Pier specializes in Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chains, and Product Life-Cycle strategies. He regularly contributes to the Operations Technology blog on the IDC Manufacturing Insights Community (http://idc-insights-community.com
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Bob Parker

Bob Parker is a group vice president at IDC, responsible for the research direction at IDC Manufacturing Insights and IDC Retail Insights. These industry business units provide global, fact-based research and analysis on best practices and the use of information technology that helps clients improve their capabilities in key process areas. Bob blogs regularly in the IDC Insights Community (http://idc-insights-community.com). Before IDC, he served as a research vice president at AMR Research, launching the most successful new program in the company's history - e-commerce research. Previously, Bob was Managing Director at TDI, a technology-based company that included distribution, systems in
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