Tom Leeson

Tom is Industry Marketing Strategist for the Manufacturing Sector globally.An Engineer by Trade, and Mathematician by Education, Tom’s entire career has been spent in Engineering, Manufacturing and IT helping customers digitally transform their business and their manufacturing sector.With Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things, Manufacturing lives in exciting times, so there is much to talk about.
Analytics

Why slow big data analytics adoption might be great news for manufacturers

In my last blog, I discussed how research from Industry Week found that only one third of North American manufacturers…

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Analytics

Manufacturers invest millions in digital but struggle to find advantage

Recently I took part in a webinar with Industry Week entitled ‘Digital Manufacturing: Are you taking the lead or falling…

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Digital Transformation

The world turned upside down. When is an automotive maker not an automotive maker?

I read recently that last year, BMW employed more IT specialists than mechanical engineers and Volkswagen had entered the world…

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Analytics

Never work with children or animals …. or a robot

I started this at four in the morning still jet lagged, and there’s an image I can’t get out of…

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Analytics

The human impact on digital transformation in manufacturing

The recent ‘Digital Transformation in Manufacturing’ report from OpenText and Sapio Research revealed that 80% of respondents saw digital transformation…

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Analytics

Manufacturers Using Analytics to Drive Operational Efficiency and Opportunities

The OpenText Analytics Team recently delivered an excellent webinar discussing the role of Big Data analytics for manufacturing companies. It…

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Digital Transformation

Analytics is Key to Digital Transformation in UK Manufacturing

When TS Elliot famously wrote ‘Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?’ he could easily have been speaking…

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Digital Transformation

What a Difference a Year Makes, Here and in IoT

This is my first anniversary at OpenText – and what a year it’s been. I’ve travelled the world and met…

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Enterprise World

Engaging With Manufacturing Customers at Enterprise World 2016

Well, has it really been two weeks since I attended the best customer conference event I have ever attended? That’s…

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Digital Transformation

EIM – Roadmap For Manufacturing Transformation

I joined OpenText in February this year and the timing could not have been better. The company was only a…

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