Connect the dots with us at this year’s TactonDay where the focus will be Smart Industry/Industry 4.0, the digital transformation happening right now and how manufacturers can compete on value rather than price by connecting their customer, product, and factory.

Case Studies

Get inspired and learn from our customers’ CPQ journeys!

Analyst Sessions

What is happening with digitalization and what does the future hold? find out from our analyst expert and partner keynote sessions!

Deep Dives

Get tips, tricks and valuable insights from our subject matter experts in our appreciated breakout sessions!

Networking

Get the opportunity to discuss and network with your peers from the manufacturing industry!

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Agenda

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Wednesday, 24 October 2018

8:00 - 8:30 Registration and coffee
8.30 - 9:00 Conference opening Frederic Laziou, CEO & Petra Lindgren, Facilitator
9:00 - 9:45 Smart, connected products and operations – the benefits and how to make it happen Kent Eriksson
Senior Advisor
PTC
9:45 - 10:15 Customer Centricity in the Digital Age Baman Motivala
Area Vice President Nordics
Salesforce
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:30 Capturing value at scale from Industry 4.0 – Moving beyond pilot purgatory Dr. Bernhard Mühlreiter
Associate Partner
McKinsey & Company
11:30-12:15 Tacton Product News Nils Olsson
Chief Portfolio Officer
Tacton
12:15 - 1:15 Lunch
1:15 - 1:30 Interview with TUA Chairman Karina Rydberg Karina Rydberg & Petra Lindgren
1:30 - 2:15 Customer case: FL Smidth
Everything can be configured-
Moving from an ETO to CTO company through Tacton CPQ
Morten Hugo Bennick
Product Configuration Manager
FLSmidth A/S
2:15 - 2:45 Coffee break and transition to breakout sessions
2:45 - 3:30 Breakout sessions Block 1
3:45 - 4:30 Breakout sessions Block 2
4:30 - 5:00 Tacton User Associtaion Annual Meeting (Members of Tacton User Association only)
5:00 - Mingle, food and drinks at Stockholm CCC

Thursday, 25 October 2018

9:00 - 9:15 Recap from Wednesday Petra Lindgren, Facilitator
9:15 - 9:45 Transform or die
– Digital Transformation is not optional anymore
Ola Reppling
Director Business Development
Microsoft
9:45 - 10:15 Coffee break
10:15 - 11:15 The power of guidance and pre-planning – the golden nugget of industrial digitization;
Why rules configuration is becoming a critical business capability and industrial firms continuously fail to realize its importance and complexity
Pelle Magnusson
Director Industry X.0 Nordic Lead
Accenture
11:15 - 12:00 Customer Case: Wärtsilä
Time-to-volume is critical in a diverse market – Accelerate with smarter CPQ
Jan-Anders Backlund
Senior Development Manage Energy Solutions
Wärtsilä
12:00 -1:00 Lunch and mingle
1:00 - 1:45 Breakout sessions Block 3
2:00 - 2:45 Breakout sessions Block 4
2:45 - 3:15 Coffee break
3:15 - 4:00 Customer Case: Wilo
Digital Transformation - how Digitization supports a strategic company approach
Jan Radzey
Senior Vice President
Corporate Strategy & Marketing
Wilo
4:00 - 4:30 Conference closing Frederic Laziou
CEO
Tacton

Breakout Sessions

Wednesday Level up your Tacton modeling skills

For: People working with Tacton Administration

Learn how to model in such a way that the Tacton configuration engine performs at its best. Presenting guidelines and best practices on how to create performance efficient Tacton models.
Erik Ruda
Solution Architecht
Tacton
Wednesday & Thursday Explore the Tacton Eco System

For: Anyone planning a CPQ project

Tacton Partner & Alliance team presents how Tacton works with partners. We will present different kind of partners, how partners can increase the value of the Tacton investment, how Tacton support partners and different approaches for CPQ and Design Automation.
Åke Javelind, VP Partner Success
Pawel Dabrowski, VP Channel Sales and Design Automation
Tacton
Wednesday 10 clear cases where digitization improve your bottom line

Digitalization is one the top priorities in most companies, yet many admit that it’s not clear what it actually means. Learn how digitalization can drive better customer engagement, increased revenue and optimized cost. We will be looking at and discussing 10 areas of digitalization that produce tangible value for the manufacturing industry.
Nils Olsson
Chief Portfolio Officer
Tacton
Wednesday Connecting Configurations to eCommerce and Customer Insight

See how companies, from global to local, easily connect their product configurations, to CRM, to eCommerce, and analytics. Salesforce customers are leveraging the 4th Industrial Revolution tools of automation and AI.
Mark Schmidt & Per Fredriksson
Salesforce
Thursday Welcome to the future. Why do you want to run your applications in the Microsoft Cloud?

In this session you will learn how Microsoft Cloud enhance different product offerings such as Tacton CPQ and how it shortens time to innovation, global roll-out and offers a higher security. We will also look at best practices from customers such as Sandvik.
Marcus Gullberg
Director of Business Development
Microsoft
Wednesday Next Generation of Product Modeling in Tacton Administration

For: People working with Tacton Administration

The core of Tacton, product modeling, has a new browser based editor directly inside Tacton Administration. Explore the new concepts and features (and differences from TCstudio) in this exciting session.
Staffan Bengtsson
Senior Product Manager
Tacton
Wednesday & Thursday Learn more about the Tacton User Association

The Tacton User Association board will walk you through what Tacton User Association is, why you should become a member, and how you go about to become a member.
Tacton User Association Board
Wednesday & Thursday Get CPQ Happy - Success Factors and Pitfalls

For: Companies that have recently or not yet started their CPQ journey

How to avoid some common pitfalls and prepare properly for an implementation. Learnings from recent succesful Tacton projects.
Anders Ingestedt, Director Service Sales
Magnus Lindberg, Director Professional Services
Tacton
Wednesday & Thursday Tacton Design Automation

For: anyone interested in Design Automation

The first look at our new cloud-based Design Automation tool for configuring and collaborating in engineering. Latest news in our CAD integrations (SOLIDWORKS, Inventor, and Creo).
Mathias Storm
Product Manager
Tacton
Wednesday & Thursday Tacton Visual Configuration

For: Anyone interested in extending CPQ with 3D Visualization and AR

Learn why and how to use 3D Visualization in combination with Tacton CPQ. Latest news on Tacton Visualization functionalities including Augmented Reality (AR).
Marco Lang
Senior Product Manager
Tacton
Wednesday & Thursday End-to-End Sales Process with Tacton CPQ and VR

For: Anyone interested in CPQ with VR

Capgemini created a demonstrator together with Tacton and 3DExcite showing the customer journey of an End-to-End Sales Process integrating Tacton’s CPQ solution into a customer’s VR car configurator. The goal is to present the demonstrator and give an outlook on possible use cases.
Thomas Kaufmann
Senior Consultant, Engineering & Product Excellence
Capgemini
Thursday Solving Puzzles with Tacton Studio

For: Tacton Studio Nerds

Do you know why EASIER+FASTER=TACTON? Do you wonder who killed Aunt Agatha? In this light-hearted session, we will showcase how to model and solve a few puzzles and riddles using the Tacton Configurator and TCstudio.
Jean-Noel Monette
Software Developer
Tacton
Wednesday Tacton CPQ Guided Selling with Mixed Reality Experience

Shape the future of Sales automation with benefits of Mixed Reality. Bosch presents you with an experience of Tacton CPQ Guided Selling using Microsoft HoloLens and demonstrate how enhancing customer experience drives sales & productivity.
Krithika Vijayshankar
Senior Delivery Manager
Tacton CPQ solutions
Bhuvan Shetty
Senior Manager Enterprise IT
Robert Bosch Engineering & Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd
Thursday Enhance your Sales cycle with Tacton CPQ and Microsoft Dynamics 365

Accelerate your sales journey by configuring Complex Products and sending Personalized Quotes to your customers, using an integrated and fully synchronized Tacton CPQ Solution with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales.
Triveni Prabhu
Senior Business Consultant & Architect
Tacton CPQ
Krithika Vijayshankar
Senior Delivery Manager
Tacton CPQ solutions
Robert Bosch Engineering & Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd

Keynote

Kent Eriksson

Senior Advisor, PTC

Kent Eriksson is a senior advisor helping PTC customers and partners identify and evaluate IoT and digital transformation related business opportunities, develop roadmaps, and advise on how to optimize business models and correlated processes.

Mr. Eriksson has also worked at McKinsey’s Operations Practice as an expert in product development.

Keynote

Baman Motivala

Area Vice President Nordics, Salesforce

Baman Motivala is Area Vice President of Enterprise Sales for Salesforce in the Nordic region. In this role, Baman leads the Nordic business strategy and works closely with Nordic companies across industry sectors to help them with their journeys to become customer companies. He plays a lead role in the continued growth of the Nordic team and is focused on the continued development salesforce partner ecosystem.

Baman has more than 20 years of industry experience. He joined salesforce in 2005 in Stockholm and prior to that held leadership positions at Siebel Systems and Oracle Corporation. Baman has lived in Stockholm for 18 years and is originally from the United States.

Keynote

Dr. Bernhard Mühlreiter

Associate Partner McKinsey & Company, Inc.

Bernhard Mühlreiter is Associate Partner at McKinsey. He has more than 12 years of experience in helping industrial clients managing disruption and digitizing at scale. He is global expert on Digital Twin, Automation, and IoT technologies

Keynote

Pelle Magnusson

Director - Industry X.0 Nordic Lead, Accenture

Pelle facilitates and enables the digital transformation of Accenture’s industry clients. This is done using technologies to transform core operations, worker and customer experiences and business models, helping achieve new levels of efficiencies in R&D, engineering, production, manufacturing and business support through integrating systems, processes, sensors and new intelligence, as well as unlocking new business models and revenue streams by smart, connected products, services and plants that are enabled by new ecosystems.

Keynote

Morten Hugo Bennick

Product Configuration Manager, FLSmidth A/S

Morten Hugo Bennick is Product Configuration Manager at FLSmidth A/S. For the last 18 years Mr. Bennick has been working with development and implementation of product configuration in constraint based rules systems.

With experience from implementing more than 200 product models, often optimized for modularization, ranging from very simple to highly advanced models with multiply integrations to engineering tools and suppliers Mr. Bennick motto is: “Anything can be configured”

Keynote

Jan Radzey

Senior Vice President Corporate Strategy & Marketing, Wilo

Jan Radzey, Senior Vice President Corporate Strategy & Marketing, age 38, started working for Wilo in 2000 as a Bachelor of Arts Student. After his studies, he started his career at Wilo covering various fields on both the product side in the market segments and on the sales side in Group Customer Excellence. In 2016, he took over the responsibility of the strategic part in the company, leading Corporate Strategy & Marketing.

Keynote

Ola Reppling

Director Business Development, Microsoft

Ola Reppling once had a real job in manufacturing but has spent most of his career as a consultant helping global manufacturing companies optimize their value chain. As a Director of Business Development for Microsoft, he continues to support global manufacturing companies in their effort to become more competitive through digital transformation. The difference is that he now works for the company that provides the platform and tools that enable full digital transformation.

Ola has an M.Sc. in IT and M.Sc. in Business and before joining Microsoft he was with Telia, PwC, Capacent, Atlas Copco and McKinsey & Co.

Keynote

Jan-Anders Backlund

Senior Development Manager, Wärtsilä Energy Solutions

Jan-Anders Backlund is a Senior Development Manager at Wärtsilä. For the last 18 years, Jan-Anders has worked with Wärtsilä Energy Solutions; the first 9 years as consultant and the past 9 years as a Wärtsilä employee. He has worked in several areas such as project documentation, project delivery and for the past 7 years in Sales Development. He and his team develop tools that help front-end sales and back-office sales to ease and speed up their daily work. The team’s motto is: get rid of excel.

Stockholm CCC

Stockholm

Norra Latin
Drottninggatan 71B
111 23 Stockholm
www.stoccc.se

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