The Human and Machine Podcast
Ep 26 l A Transformation Journey: Data to Value in the Mining Sector

Ep 26 l A Transformation Journey: Data to Value in the Mining Sector

November 11, 2021

In a data-driven world, it’s critical that the people who need the data to make timely, strategic business decisions, to have access to it. In this episode, we speak with Almero Roux from Control Systems Integration. Integration and Mining sector veteran Almero shares his experience and learning on collecting, cleaning, and contextualising mass amounts of data. Their approach and philosophy followed and why a single version of the truth instils trust and drives information to action. Learn more about CSi here: www.controlsi.co.za 

Ep 25 | South Africa’s Manufacturing Opportunity with Vinesh Maharaj

Ep 25 | South Africa’s Manufacturing Opportunity with Vinesh Maharaj

August 10, 2021
The manufacturing sector is a crucial enabler of our economic recovery and remains a focus for government and the industry. Moreover, as a nation, we have an incredible Southern African opportunity.
 
This episode explores experiences, challenges and actions with Vinesh Maharaj, Associate Director and Smart Manufacturing Lead at PwC. We also touch on Smart Manufacturing concepts, technology innovation and the crucial role of people and creativity.
Ep 24 | A courageous conversation with Devendree Ankiah

Ep 24 | A courageous conversation with Devendree Ankiah

June 29, 2021
In an industry where women are historically under-represented, we have everything to gain. Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have proved to drive business performance and innovation. In this episode, we host Devendree Ankiah, an engineer, wife and mother. We speak about the impact and importance of women in engineering. And her fascinating journey of leading by example. And demonstrating that a career in engineering can be a fulfilling and rewarding pursuit for women.
Ep 23 | The Brewery of the Future initiative with Christopher Clarke from AB InBev

Ep 23 | The Brewery of the Future initiative with Christopher Clarke from AB InBev

May 18, 2021
In this conversation with Chris, Tech Supply Lead – Africa Zone at AB InBev, we hear about this exciting initiative driving productivity, flexibility and sustainability. Underpinned by a physical and digital transformation and a third vital pillar: A focus on the human element. The crucial role people play in adopting new technology and leading business transformation.
Ep 22 l  Machine learning: From bootstrap to production

Ep 22 l Machine learning: From bootstrap to production

April 12, 2021

Machine Learning (ML) will revolutionise entire industries. And change the way we interact with data and use it to enable digital growth.

 

We speak with machine learning crafters Dr. McElory Hoffman and Dr. Johan van der Merwe from Praelexis. They share why they believe in purpose before profit and explain the competitive advantage opportunity - the types of machine learning and the proven approach to building a data-driven enterprise. 

 

Visit them at www.praelexis.com 

Ep 21 l The (connected) edge is where the action is!

Ep 21 l The (connected) edge is where the action is!

March 30, 2021

In this episode, we host Albertus from Zero Touch Edge Computing experts, Stratus.  We speak about monitoring, security and high availability for edge environments. And how the way we acquire and manage data at the operational edge has transformed.

Ep 20 l An update on MQTT and how SparkplugB provides the modelling standard for OT Data and DataOps.

Ep 20 l An update on MQTT and how SparkplugB provides the modelling standard for OT Data and DataOps.

March 15, 2021

In our second podcast with Arlen Nipper, Arlen shares an update on #MQTT and how #SparkplugB provides the modelling standard for OT Data and #DataOps. We discuss why Tools on Platforms, not coding on Operating Systems, are crucial and six other foundational requirements for your Industrial Platform.

 

Ep 19 l Top MES Insights and Trends for 2021 with Gerhard Greeff

Ep 19 l Top MES Insights and Trends for 2021 with Gerhard Greeff

February 9, 2021

Top MES Insights and Trends for 2021 with Gerhard Greeff, Divisional Manager PM&C at Iritron, and Vice Chairman at MESA Africa. Learn more about the journey from globalisation to ‘glocalisation’ here. 

Ep 18 l The role of the Unified Namespace with Walker Reynolds

Ep 18 l The role of the Unified Namespace with Walker Reynolds

December 7, 2020

In this insightful episode, we speak with Walker from Intellic Integration about the concept of the Unified Namespace. And the role it plays as you build out your Industry 4.0 and IIoT architecture. The Unified Namespace is also a key to get us to the holy grail: Cloud-enabled and closed-loop business processes, in real-time.

Ep 17 l How Manufacturing can increase Cyber Resilience, with Brian Pinnock

Ep 17 l How Manufacturing can increase Cyber Resilience, with Brian Pinnock

November 23, 2020

As Manufacturers transition to Industry 4.0, they are increasingly vulnerable to cyber threats. We speak with Brian Pinnock from Mimecast about the current threat landscape. And how manufacturers can better position themselves to address the challenges and risks of today’s rapidly changing security landscape.

Learn more about Mimecast here: www.mimecast.com

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