Speakers 2016

8th - 9th March 2016

Joe Barkai

Industry Consultant, Author and Speaker, Joe Barkai, USA

Joe Barkai is a recognized expert in PLM and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) methods and tools. Joe has extensive experience in product management, product development and market strategies in a broad range of industries and technologies and has been involved in researching and developing decision support methods and tools for over 20 years. Prior to launching his current consulting practice, Joe was Vice President of Research at IDC, managing global market research practices in PLM, SLM and discrete manufacturing industries.

Presenting: Panel Discussion: The New Rules of Digital Product Creation - 8 Mar 2016, 02:55

Manufacturers and suppliers are looking for faster and more efficient means of collaborating on developing new products. Digital Product Creation is the practice of developing and prototyping products in digital, virtual, collaborative environments. Today's digital innovation allows consumers to experience new products and concepts like never before, but how do we best harness its value? This panel will discuss how to:

  • Leverage the latest digital product creation and digital innovation trends
  • Understand consumer impact and benefits
  • Gain greater insight and connectivity with IoT and data analytics 
  • Overcome common barriers to adoption
  • Get started and get better!