Manufacturing Industry Summit Post-Event Webinar

The 2012 Aberdeen Manufacturing Industry Summit has established itself as the preeminent gathering for manufacturing industry professionals to network and learn best practices from top-tier manufacturing executives. Join Aberdeen research analysts, Mariela Koenig and Nuris Ismail, for a complimentary webinar that will recap the major findings from the 2012 MFG Summit and detail the various strategies currently leveraged by Best-in-Class executives to capitalize on the opportunities that emerge from the seemingly chaotic universe of manufacturing.

During the webcast, they will also highlight:
  • Common business pressures driving manufacturers to find new ways of doing business
  • How collaborative efforts throughout the design to delivery phase is transforming the manufacturing industry
  • Important trends in manufacturing operations, including:
    • Functions: The role of quality and risk management
    • Processes: New product introduction, manufacturing readiness, and interoperability
    • Technology: Cloud, big data and automation
  • The value of benchmarks and best practice sharing for the strategic renewal process

About our Presenters:

Mariela Koenig, Research Director, Manufacturing and Product Innovation & Engineering, Aberdeen Group
Mariela Koenig is the Research Director for the Aberdeen Group Manufacturing and Product Innovation & Engineering research practices, and is responsible for developing research coverage of the Quality and Operations Management, Manufacturing Intelligence, and Continuous Improvement categories. Before joining Aberdeen, Mariela spent more than two decades as a sales executive and project engineer for National Instruments (NI), a producer of automated test equipment and virtual instrumentation software with applications in data acquisition, instrument control and machine vision.

Nuris Ismail, Research Analyst, Manufacturing, Aberdeen Group
Ms. Ismail is a Research Analyst in Aberdeen Group's Manufacturing practice. In this position, she studies how manufacturing enterprises manage processes, people, and technologies to address continually changing market pressures. Her expertise lies in creating and promoting thought leadership that has helped re-define how the most successful manufacturing companies manage their businesses. Her current research focus includes: corporate sustainability, safety automation, industrial networking, risk management and project management.