Leendert is working as a Business Consultant Industry and advises clients in the chemical and food sector on optimizing factories with the help of new innovations.
Years of experience in the automation of discrete, batchwise and continuous processes enable him to develop information policy and business cases. He uses this background to convert business advice from renowned consulting firms into a practical and concrete Industry 4.0 strategy and roadmap with a strong focus on value creation and commitment from all involved (operation and management).
In recent years, he has helped several leading companies realize their digital ambitions by turning innovation processes into business changes.
Presentation: How do I get IT and OT aligned?
How do I get IT and OT aligned?
Due to growing international competition, pressure on margins and changes in the chain, many manufacturing companies are experiencing the pressure to work even more efficiently. Much efficiency improvement is hidden in better cooperation between Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT).
IT is the baby of the business, where everything revolves around financial data. OT is the engine of the workplace, where productivity is almost obsessively controlled. Two separate worlds that suddenly have to work together to make their organization future-proof. This collaboration does not always go without a hitch. What can you do about this?
In this presentation we discuss the important steps that are necessary to get both departments aligned. With support from practical examples from customers that have preceded you.
Read the case here: How do I align IT and OT with practical examples and a clear step-by-step plan.