Date: April 26, 2017
Time: 2PM EDT | 11AM PDT
Duration: 60 Minutes
Join Gregg Schuler, Global Manager – Engineering Collaboration at The DOW Chemical Company, to learn DOW’s best practices for providing a globally consistent, single point of access and control of engineering content.
What You Will Learn
- The processes and decision tenants that helped speed project delivery and ensure efficient access to the millions of documents representing DOW’s plants.
- The vendor selection process, implementation strategy, critical success factors and the value case – including improvements in plant safety, risk mitigation and overall operational excellence.
- The approach DOW is taking to consolidate more than 20 different document management systems into one commercial, off-the-shelf solution.
- The measurement and reporting methods employed by DOW to identify issues early, accelerate problem resolution, justify additional investment, and improve productivity.
Global Manager, Engineering Collaboration
The DOW Chemical Company
Gregg Schuler is the Global Manager for Engineering Collaboration at The DOW Chemical Company. A resident of Seattle, he has over 35 years’ very diverse experience in manufacturing, sales, marketing, software development and product/project management. Early in his career, Mr. Schuler worked in the chemical process manufacturing industry for Amoco Corporation, then shifted to the software delivery space at Aspen Technology, the world’s leading supplier of process optimization software. Prior to joining DOW in 2011, he worked for Amazon.com in the ecommerce industry. Mr. Schuler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering.
Vice President, Marketing & Partnerships
A member of the Synergis executive team, Scott brings more than 25 years of marketing, sales and channel experience to the leadership of Synergis Software. He is responsible for strategic marketing and partnerships, and was instrumental in the creation of Synergis Software in 2000.
Scott has been immersed in the CAD / PDM / PLM space since 1991, and has been a regular presenter at industry events and conferences including Autodesk University, SOLIDWORKS World and Daratech Plant. Scott has led technical presentations to hundreds of organizations and to industry analysts and press.
Who Should Attend?
Owner/Operators: Owner Operators who want to gain insights to the value of a centrally deployed document management and workflow solution for as-builts and new projects. You will learn how fast document access, automated version control, transmittal management, workflow automation, a complete audit trail, and streamlined collaboration will help you to speed project delivery, mitigate risk, and improve decision making. DOW’s success provides a blueprint for your organization, large or small.
EPC's: DOW employs approximately 3,000 engineers, taking on the EPC role for many of their own capital projects. EPC's will learn practical methods to deliver projects faster, with greater quality and less risk, while simplifying collaboration with owner/operators