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Webinar: From Remote Monitoring to Predictive Analytics, How to Start Your IoT Journey

An on-demand IndustryWeek-Hosted Webinar, Sponsored by PTC

Date: This webinar is available on-demand.
Originally Broadcast: Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 2:00 p.m. EST (GMT -5, New York)
Duration: 1 Hour
Event Type: On-Demand Webinar
Cost: Free  

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Remote monitoring of assets is the proven first step for manufacturers like you to leverage the Internet of Things to increase your operational efficiency and improve profitability. Once connected, you can monitor how assets are performing in the field and can collect valuable data.

However, to take the next step and understand the significance of your data, it has to be transformed and turned into business intelligence.

Analytics makes it possible to gain insight into areas of your enterprise that were previously inaccessible. In this webcast, you will learn how to begin your analytics journey with remote monitoring and see how it can evolve with predictive analytics.

Join us to learn how IoT and analytics can help your business achieve:

  • Significant increases in first time fix rates and customer uptime
  • Faster repair times and lower service costs
  • A solid foundation for your future predictive analytics strategy



Chris MacDonald, Senior Director of Analytics Business Development, PTC 

Chris joined PTC through the acquisition of Coldlight in May of 2015. Chris has been a leader and technologist in the Analytics space throughout his career. Through his work at companies such as Xerox, SAP, Oracle, Coldlight, and now PTC, Chris has helped companies across every vertical harness the value of data-driven innovation. Leveraging his expertise in purpose built IoT Analytics, Chris remains focused on unlocking potential opportunities in evolving data ecosystems using innovative technologies. In his current role as Senior Director of Analytics Business Development at PTC he has responsibility for both GTM Strategy and global Business Development of the ThingWorx Analytics capabilities.

Ken Rawlings, Senior Director of Product Management, PTC

Ken Rawlings is a Senior Director of Product Management at PTC, where he is responsible for both the Data Contextualization and Device Management Utilities of the ThingWorx Industrial IoT platform. Ken has extensive experience in Asset and Service Management, Manufacturing Execution, and IoT enterprise software solutions. He began his career in the factory as both a manufacturing and quality engineer, and has been a leader in Software Product Management for 20+ years at MRO Software, IBM, and GE. Ken has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.


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