Digital Transformation Essentials for the Plant and the Edge

Understanding Digital Transformation (DX) is becoming a necessity as it impacts all aspects of business operations. This is particularly true when automation systems and plant assets become part of these initiatives. Additionally, Edge computing is a key element that bridges the gap between sensor enabled assets and cloud-based analytics.

Whether you want to become a go-to leader for digital transformation at the Edge, or just want to become more knowledgeable about DX, join this webinar led by ARC’s Craig Resnick and Stratus Technologies’ John Fryer. Hear actionable advice and insights into the best practices and potential pitfalls surrounding digital transformation implementations.

Topics covered in the webinar include:

  • Essential elements for DX at the Edge
  • How to plan for successful Edge computing implementation
  • Key architectural principles and options
  • Examples of Edge-based digital transformation in action

Featured Speakers

John Fryer
Senior Director Industry Solutions, Stratus Technologies
John Fryer is the Senior Director Industry Solutions at Stratus Technologies, where he is responsible for go-to-market strategies and industry initiatives across all the company’s product lines. He has over 25 years of experience with systems and software products in a variety of engineering, marketing and executive roles at successful startups and major companies, including Motorola, Emerson Network Power and Oracle. His experience includes more than 15 years working with high-availability solutions for the enterprise, automation and networking industries. Focus areas include edge computing and digital transformation.

Craig Resnick
Vice President, ARC Advisory Group
Craig Resnick is the primary analyst for many of ARC’s automation and financial services clients. His coverage includes digitalization, Industrial IoT, I4.0, enterprise integration, industry best practices, and operational excellence. His focus areas include digital transformation, automation platforms, edge, OT/IT convergence, production management and HMI/SCADA software solutions. Craig’s prior experience includes sales, marketing, product development, and project management in the industrial market, gained with major suppliers of PLCs, process control systems, power transmission equipment, and field devices. Craig holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from Northeastern University.

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