Accelerating Industry 4.0’s ROI with Microsoft Azure and Canvass AI
In today’s day and age governing and purchasing software has become increasingly complex. Organizations of different shapes and sizes are facing multiple challenges in managing their software needs.
Achieving the benefits of Industry 4.0 requires data, AI, and the cloud. Understand the key requirements to accelerate your Industry 4.0 ROI with an industrial platform that has the scale, speed, and security to future-proofyour operations. In this webinar, learn how you can accelerate your time to impact with Canvass’s no-code AI solution, now deployed as a SaaS platform on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace – an open and flexible cloud computing platform. By launching on the marketplace, Canvass is offering customers a one-stop solution to maximize their Industry 4.0 ROI and take advantage of the scalability, reliability, and agility of a streamlined deployment with Microsoft Azure. Included in this session is a deep dive into Canvass’s cutting-edge AI capabilities that can solve problems and drive a broad range of outcomes for Azure customers worldwide.
Speaker: Michael Gardiner
Manufacturing Industry Solutions
Michael Gardiner leads Microsoft’s digital transformation initiatives in the Canadian manufacturing industry. In his current role, he provides guidance on Industry 4.0 and helps manufacturers enhance engineering and production processes using Industrial IoT, Intelligent Cloud & Edge computing, and Artificial Intelligence. For over 20 years, Mr. Gardiner has served manufacturers of all sizes who compete in the global automotive, aerospace, defense, industrial machinery, and high tech industries. Mr. Gardiner earned a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University and a Kellogg‐Schulich Executive MBA.
Speaker: Maddy Hawkins
As the VP of Partnerships at Canvass AI, Maddy works with industrial organizations, industry leaders, solutions, and service providers across the globe to build a high-performing ecosystem of partners. Prior to joining the Canvass team, she held various roles focused on building scalable revenue-generating programs across marketing, business development, sales, operations, and partner management for Aquitas Solutions – a leading provider of IBM’s Maximo Enterprise Asset Management solution. Most recently, she led the Company’s go-to-market strategy, execution, and expansion of their award-winning Connected Maintenance portfolio.
Maddy has a passion for advising and enabling industrial organizations at every stage of the digital transformation journey. She is also a long-time supporter and active member of Women in Reliability and Asset Management (WIRAM).