Episode 52

Unplanned Downtime


November 10th, 2021

37 mins 52 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

In episode 52 of the podcast (@AugmentedPod), the topic is: Unplanned Downtime. Our guest is Simon Kampa, CEO & co-founder, Senseye (@senseyeIO). 

In this conversation, we talk about Senseye's report, The True Cost of Downtime, investigating the impact of machine failure and unplanned downtime at the world’s largest manufacturers. We also discuss the coming consolidation of the industry due to technology maturity and customer preference for simplicity, quality, and scale. We briefly discuss the need for industrial interoperability in order to achieve the impact the industry desires.

Augmented is a podcast for industrial leaders, process engineers and shop floor operators, hosted by futurist Trond Arne Undheim (@trondau), presented by Tulip, the frontline operations platform, and associated with MFG.works, the industrial upskilling community launched at the World Economic Forum. Augmented--the industry 4.0 podcast.

Trond's takeaway: The True Cost of Downtime in manufacturing is enormous. Interrupting factory production is the last thing you want, yet it's the most common response to anomalies in the production process. Does it have to be that way? Realtime analytics carries the promise of predictive maintenance which can be carried out in downcycles or certainly more opportunistically. 

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The Augmented podcast is created in association with Tulip, connected frontline operations platform that connects the people, machines, devices, and the systems used in a production or logistics process in a physical location. Tulip is democratizing technology and empowering those closest to operations to solve problems. Tulip is also hiring. You can find Tulip at Tulip.co

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