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Your Guide to Day 2 at HPE Discover 2018: Must-See IoT Content


Al Madden

HPE IoT Marketing



Turning IoT data into action, from edge to core – that’s the focus of the extensive Internet of Things agenda at HPE Discover 2018 Las Vegas, coming up June 19–21. The featured IoT sessions will cover a wide range of industries and use cases and a wealth of topics ranging from drugs research, to digitized supply chain, to artificial intelligence, as well as many edge-to-cloud deployments.

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To help you plan your agenda for the event, I suggest you to take a look at our day-to-day content guides at this blog. Here are my picks for Day 2: Wednesday, June 20 (see my post for Day 1 here). You can find the complete, searchable Discover content catalog here.

Powering the recovery: How CenterPoint Energy and HPE restored electrical services to Houston after Hurricane Harvey (Session ID: B4855; Wednesday, 09:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.) This session will highlight how CenterPoint Energy used smart meter data to help customers recover faster from natural disasters, and how future innovations will improve customer satisfaction and operational efficiency.

Put IoT into action: What five trailblazers learned on their IoT journeys (PNL4853: Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.) An all-star lineup of IoT leaders from Texmark, Boeing, Murphy Oil, Purdue and CenterPoint Energy will share how they overcame obstacles to success when deploying IoT projects. This session will also feature insights from Daniel Newman, Principal Analyst and Founding Partner with Futurum Research. Join us to learn how to avoid the pitfalls and accelerate success when implementing IoT and digitization projects.

How to create a successful IoT adoption plan so you can focus on your business outcomes (B5067: Wednesday, 12:00 p.m. - 01:00 p.m) With an overwhelming number of Internet of Things solutions available, how do you get started? This session will explain how HPE Pointnext, with partners like ABB, can help you choose IoT projects that increase operational efficiencies and exploit new business models. The goal is to help you develop the right IoT strategy and ensure quick, iterative solution adoption. Learn how to reduce barriers with a pay-as-you-go infrastructure solution that’s secured, monitored, operated and managed by HPE.

From self-healing assembly lines to human-robot collaboration: How AI and IoT enables smart manufacturing (PNL4844: Wednesday, 03:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.) With the ongoing convergence of IT and OT, it’s now possible to link digital design, testing, production, and supply chain processes. Join us for this panel session to learn how emerging technologies such as AI, IoT and robotics are transforming manufacturing when combined with a closed-loop, data-driven approach. HPE experts and customers will discuss use cases and the importance of an edge-to-core-to-cloud infrastructure.

Can IoT solve world hunger? (B4854: Wednesday, 03:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.) Agricultural output must double to keep up with the world’s food demands. Can IoT-enabled precision agriculture be the answer? Join us to hear how Purdue University is using HPE wireless networking, edge analytics, and high-performance computing to help revolutionize farming.

An IoT journey to the refinery of the future (PNL4852: Wednesday, 04:30 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.) Come hear how Texmark, a specialty petrochemical processor, is using predictive analytics, automation and persona-based insights to rapidly transform chemical manufacturing. Leaders from Texmark, HPE and HPE ecosystem partners will share experiences that are relevant to any company, regardless of industry, that’s seeking to drive IoT transformation and achieve 21st century results.

Drop by the demos, too!

In addition to the sessions, we’ll be offering a wide selection of hands-on IoT demos at HPE Discover 2018 Las Vegas. This is an exceptional opportunity to get up-close and personal with the technologies that drive our customers’ success. See these posts for an overview of some key demos: 4 IoT and Edge Compute Demos You Won’t Want to Miss at HPE Discover 2018; From IoT Data to Business Value with Analytics: Explore the HPE Discover 2018 demos, and See IoT Connectivity and Security in Action at HPE Discover 2018.

Keep in touch and learn more!

We’ll be posting more news and sneak previews at this blog in the run-up to the event. You can always more info on Twitter: @HPE_IoT and @HPE_Discover. To learn more about IoT and Edge Computing sessions, see the welcome blog for the event: IoT: What’s now, what’s new, what’s next? Find out at HPE Discover 2018.



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