Oliver is currently leading the Sales & Pre-Sales activities in sedApta Germany, responsible for the North European market. In this role he is also in charge of all consulting activities in the area of Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) and Manufacturing Operations Management (MoM or MES) solutions and supporting sedApta’s customers in setting up and designing best in class solutions from shop-floor to top-floor. Oliver has more than 25 years’ experience within the supply chain management and MoM market. In particular he was guiding activities in the discrete industry/automotive market as-well as in steel, food & beverage and pharma. He started his career in Fraunhofer IPA in Stuttgart and holds a master degree in aeronautical engineering of Stuttgart university. 

Integrate end-to-end supply chain solutions into vertically integrated shop- to top-floor activities 

Besides integrating shop floor systems, apply analytics and robotics to improve operational performance   a major factor in SmartIndustry or Industry 4.0 is the end-to-end connectivity of processes and systems.  We will illustrate with a use case at an automotive supplier how systems can seamlessly work together using best-in-class software and what that means for the users and the systems involved. We will show that it is a key success factor to on-board key users as early as possible in the design process and make them the owner of the change, to avoid potential pitfalls during in the implementation. 



14:30 – 15:00