2018 - PI World - San Francisco - Manufacturing / Supply Chain / Transportation
System Integration from Connectivity to Operational Insight: Leveraging PI System
Thingworx & Caterpillar’s customers utilize high value, heavy duty assets which are mission critical. To address a goal of eliminating unplanned downtime, combined with goals of working to get to lowest total cost of ownership and assist customers to address compliance issues (internal and external), Caterpillar has developed an end to end system integration from data connectivity to actionable operational leveraging the OSIsoft PI System and Thingworx. Aiming to present an approach to tackle some of these major challenges in two Tiers:
Tier 1 - Data Architecture (MIMOSA) and AF, Thingworx Integration
Tier 2 - Data Visualization with Data Discovery and Notification Insights
Terri Lewis is an engineer and marketer by training, strategist by vocation, and technologist by heart. She started her career at Caterpillar in service engineering and has worked in marketing, product development, engineering and supply chain. Terri currently leads the Technology and Solutions group for Energy and Transportation, working with the industry group’s strategy deployment. Recently, she accepted a position with the ITA IoT Council.
Her passion for learning, change management and people along with her global, cross-function background allows her to strategically develop and execute the commercialization of Cat Connect for the Energy & Transportation group. Terri is proud of Caterpillar’s progress and passionate about the company’s future business opportunities in Digital.
Ankit Dhorajiya is an Analytics Specialist working at Caterpillar in Digital Enabled Solution Division. Ankit lead an efforts to develop analytics capabilities in the area of the area of asset health. He has masters in Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University. Ankit has filed around 30+ INFs and around 4 patents in the area of analytics in CAT's Technology Portfolio and has been PI user since 2009.
Brad is team lead in Energy and Transportation Digital & Technology Services division. Brad has held several position through out his caterpillar career in last 13+ years in the area of product development to product life cycle development. In his current role Brad leads the customer facing UI development and leads an efforts in integration of PI with Thingworx.