Webinar: IoT for Smart Field Services with Flexco

Flexco shares how IoT insights can optimize productivity, uptime and safety, while reducing carbon footprint 

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Unplanned downtime can cost your customers millions in lost earnings. Equipment makers that help customers prevent long outages deliver great value – and earn loyalty.  

Watch this webinar to learn how Flexco, uses smart field services to deliver a better customer experience. As a leader in conveyor technology, Flexco is committed to being the number one global resource for products and services that maximize belt conveyor uptime, productivity, and safety.  

Using insights from IoT devices and connected equipment, Flexco can tell when customer equipment needs servicing, and exactly what intervention is needed. Flexco shares their journey and best practices as they use connected devices to deliver smart field services that offer multiple customer benefits: 

  • Delivering real-time visibility into the usage and performance of connected equipment
  • Anticipating part failure through remote monitoring
  • Deploying technicians and repair specialists more productively to fix the problem faster, on the first visit
  • Minimizing the frequency with which engineers must enter difficult environments for onsite inspection
  • Reducing costs, building higher-margin services, and reducing their carbon footprint 

After these lessons from Flexco and Software AG, you'll be armed with information to make an informed decision about whether your business can benefit from deploying smart field services – and the potential value you can deliver to customers. Then, get started with a free trial of Cumulocity IoT to try it yourself, or schedule a session with us to see the potential of a flexible, open IoT platform for your organization. 

Featured speakers:                                    

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Travis Vliem, Digital Product Manager, Flexco 

Travis is responsible for all things related to the Flexco Elevate® IoT platform – researching and designing business capabilities and go-to-market strategies, implementing, and driving adoption of the program, assisting in researching and developing new sensing and monitoring systems, capturing and evaluating the voice of the customer in relation to program development, and investigating ways to integrate additional Flexco products into the IoT ecosystem. He has been with Flexco since 2021. He graduated from the University of Wyoming with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.

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Shawn Akkila, IoT Solutions Architect, Flexco 

Shawn is a Solutions Architect responsible for the Enterprise Architecture of the Elevate IoT initiative. He is also overseeing and supporting the design, implementation, testing and support for current Elevate and any future and strategic IoT offerings by Flexco and partners. He joined Flexco in 2019 and has over 25 years IT experience which includes 7 years IoT Architecture & Full Stack development. He has a bachelor’s degree in Electronics/Computer Engineering attending Florida Institute of Technology (Melbourne) and DeVry Institute of Technology (Kansas City).

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Sean Riley, Vice President, Global Industry Solutions, Software AG 

Sean Riley is Vice President, Industry Solutions and head of the global Center of Excellence for Value Engineering for Software AG. Over the past decade, Mr. Riley has been obsessively focused on enterprise digital transformation with a focus on leveraging technologies like IoT, Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning and Intelligent Automation as applied to production, field services, supply chains, logistics and new product development.

Prior to joining Software AG in 2011, Mr. Riley has over ten years of experience in the supply chain, logistics & manufacturing fields. In addition to his work experience, Mr. Riley has received a BA in Business Administration from Hanover College, a MBA with Distinction from DePaul University and is a certified Six Sigma Greenbelt. As well as being a continual guest lecturer for DePaul University, Mr. Riley also sits on the curriculum advisory committee for the DePaul Graduate Program for Supply Chain and Operations Management and has been named a Supply & Demand Chain Executive “Pro to Know” for seven consecutive years.