Segment 1 

Bob Murphy, senior vice president, connected enterprise consulting, Rockwell Automation

Peggy and Bob Murphy, senior vice president, connected enterprise consulting, Rockwell Automation, discuss that companies are more often thinking about what is important from an outcome perspective. He suggests that while companies know they have to have a reliance on partners, companies are looking for a few, capable partners. He adds that thinking about change management is paramount and we need to think more about the people when talking about people, process, and technology.
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Segment 2 

Kathleen Mitford, executive vice president, products at PTC

Peggy and Kathleen Mitford, executive vice president, products at PTC, says one of the main reasons for getting into the IoT and AR is the synergy with CAD and PLM. The company asks customers about the challenges in manufacturing, engineering, services, and then determines what needs to be delivered to customers. She adds that AR is a really exciting area and customers are able to grasp it quickly and PTC is working on having a complete AR portfolio. Continuing the conversation, she talks about the role of women in the workforce.
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Segment 3 

Barbara Roche, managing partner, Speakwell

Peggy and Barbara Roche, managing partner, Speakwell Partners, discuss the reasons that people succeed and fail in leadership. Good leaders have found an authentic style and skill to develop others. Leaders that fail are often command-and-control, micromanagers, or hands-off leaders. She adds that every time there is high-tech, leaders have to be high-touch. They also discuss the differences in the generations when it comes to work.
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Segment 4 

Cathy Hackl, futurist AR/VR author and enterprise marketing at Magic Leap

Peggy and Cathy Hackl, futurist AR/VR author and enterprise marketing at Magic Leap, discuss how we are moving away from the physical world to the digital layer. They discuss how spatial computing will disrupt business, the difference between the generations, and the challenge of getting past the fear of technology and the unknown. They also dive into the topic of AI, with Hackl suggesting that we need to humanize AI.
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Segment 5 

Jeff Hojlo, program director, product innovation strategies, IDC Manufacturing Insights

Peggy and Jeff Hojlo, program director, product innovation strategies, IDC Manufacturing Insights, talk about the way design and engineering is evolving with new, emerging technologies. They dive into the topic of generative design and how it will enable engineers to make better decisions. They also talk about the potential with big-data-driven AI and the three big trends Hojlo is seeing today.
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Segment 6 

Jim Heppelmann, president and CEO, PTC

Peggy and Jim Heppelmann, president and CEO, PTC, sat down for a candid conversation about digital transformation at LiveWorx 2019. He shared that the world is changing fast and companies that are resting on their laurels are going to be in trouble. Further, he suggests that industrial companies don’t have to become digital companies, but they do have to leverage digital. They also discuss how to build the best teams, with Heppelmann saying that acquiring is less about the products and more about the expertise.
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