International Digital Enablement Week 2021

International Digital Enablement Week 2021

Date: April 13-20, 2021
Venue: online

Thank you for your interest in the International Digital Enablement Week ’21.

Throughout this week we organised online events on hot topics from the world of complex high-tech systems. All events featured speakers from industry and universities that introduced the problem and explored solutions, followed by discussions with all participants.
Abstracts and presentations will be published here.


Jan Bosch: "Why digitalization will kill your company too"

Professor of Software Engineering, Director Software Center, Chalmers University of Technology

Digitalization is the great disruptor of the embedded systems industry and many companies are struggling to respond. During the keynote, I discuss the key implications for systems engineering as well as business models as well as present industry best practice approaches to dealing with software (DevOps), data (DataOps) and AI (MLOps). The talk is based on examples from several companies that are members of Software Center.
April 13, 2021

Jacob Groote: "Business First Technology Second"

Executive Vice President 5G, KPN

With 5G the availability of technology will become ubiquitous. In a 5G world three elements are the key to success: Understanding business (value), a clear roadmap and cooperation with the ecosystem

April 19, 2021

Brynn Watson: "Digital Transformation in Aerospace and Defense"

VP for Digital Transformation, Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin has been on a digital transformation journey for several years, embedding model-based systems engineering across its global operations. In this presentation, Brynn Watson, Vice President of Enterprise Innovation and Digital Transformation Excellence at Lockheed Martin, will discuss the unique requirements, challenges and opportunities associated with digital transformation in the aerospace and defense industry. Brynn will highlight lessons learned and future priorities for the company, spanning technology, process and culture initiatives.

April 16, 2021

Jim Koonmen: "ASML’s Holistic Lithography Strategy: Delivering value in an increasingly complex customer environment"

Executive Vice President of ASML Applications

The semiconductor industry is driven by affordable scaling, which is powered by ASML’s holistic lithography product portfolio.  We provide our customers with everything they need – hardware, software and services – to mass produce patterns on silicon, allowing them to increase the value and lower the cost of a chip.  As the complexity of each successive generation of solutions continues to increase, so does the amount of data generated by each of ASML’s tools.  ASML continues to invest heavily to generate value for its customers from these data streams, employing sophisticated algorithmic and deep learning approaches across a variety of application areas.

April 20, 2021

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