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CLM Summit 2021
May 17-18, 2021
Configuration Lifecycle Management Virtual Summit 2021
Cross-Functional Collaboration as a Catalyst for Growth
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Speaker Highlights

Join speakers from PwC, Philips, Demant, Jaguar Land Rover, and Rockwell as they discuss the business impacts of cross-functional collaboration and how aligning with a single source of configuration truth supports digital transformation and growth strategies.

Keynote: Configuration Lifecycle Management as a Catalyst for Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is a top priority for manufacturing businesses, requiring cross-functional interplay between development, sales, manufacturing and service, and controlling the product configuration management process throughout the product lifecycle.

This presentation will cover digital transformation trends in manufacturing and why implementing a true end-to-end configuration management process can accelerate the digital transformation initiatives of all relevant business functions.

Dr. Reinhard Geissbauer

Head of EMEA Industry 4.0 Digital Operations Team, PwC

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A Cross-Functional Product Configuration Process as a Catalyst for Growth

In this presentation, Henrik Reif and Henrik Hulgaard will present key use-cases that demonstrate how manufacturing enterprises have optimized their businesses optimizing their cross-functional product configuration process, achieving increased efficiency, shorter time-to-market, and elimination of configuration errors.

Henrik Hulgaard

Founder & CTO, Configit

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Henrik Reif Andersen

Founder & CSO, Configit

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From a Scattered Product Configuration Approach to a Collaborative Process

This presentation will cover:

  • The transition of Philips from a traditional equipment supplier to a health-focused, solutions driven company
  • The key challenges and insights that led Philips to decide that an enterprise product configuration solution was what they needed
  • A brief run through of the process of selecting an enterprise product configuration solution and the internal stakeholders involved in the process
  • Learnings from the selection process – do’s and don’ts


Gerard Quist

BPO Applications Idea to Market, Philips

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Collaborate Cross-Functionally on a Single Source of the Truth

For hearing aid manufacturer Demant, their data is a strategic asset. Experiencing too many order errors resulting in a high number of customer call backs to fix, they wanted to align their Product Master Data to a single source of truth that supports a structured, online order system with the ability to handle exponential increases in variants and mass customization.

Get insight into Demant’s journey from inconsistent data across domains to one global process for handling and maintaining product master data.

Jonas Skov Pedersen

Manager, Product Master Data Development, Demant

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Configuration Lifecycle Management at JLR

Jaguar Land Rover are depending on a streamlined manufacturing process and interruption of it due to configuration errors is costly. Jaguar Land Rover are an early adopter of the idea that automated cross functional collaboration on the configuration process could eliminate configuration errors and create real business value.

They have seen the real impact and in this presentation Alex Crawford will highlight where and how the configuration lifecycle management can create business value for advanced manufacturer enterprises.

Alex Crawford

Director of Engineering Operations, Jaguar Land Rover

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How Configuration Lifecycle Management Fits in to Rockwell´s Digital Transformation Strategy

In this presentation, Joel Wille will share how product & solution configuration lifecycle management fits into Rockwell’s digital transformation.

Joel will share why Rockwell Automation chose to partner with Configit on their Configuration Lifecycle Management (CLM) journey and discuss the expected business outcomes to be delivered in Rockwell Automation’s digital transformation.

Joel Wille

Digital Tools Leader, Rockwell Automation Inc.

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How to Start the Configuration Lifecycle Management Journey

Henrik Hulgaard

Founder & CTO, Configit

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Henrik Reif Andersen

Founder & CSO, Configit

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Tracks

  • Connect functions, systems and processes.

    May 17, 14.30 - 18.00 CEST |
    8.30 - 12.00 EDT

  • Go beyond CPQ.

    May 18, 9.30 - 12.35 CEST
    Recorded session for US attendees

  • Leverage your PLM.

    May 18, 14.30 - 17.45 CEST |
    8.30 a.m. - 11.45 a.m. EDT

Join us

Join us for this dedicated track on Configuration Lifecycle Management (CLM) for the Enterprise where we will take a deep dive on how the creation and collaboration of a single source of the truth, through the product configuration lifecycle management, creates a strong engine for growth.