Kalman has over 35 year experience in using information technology for business process innovation. He merged IT and Business in a new department called Business Innovation through IT (BI²T) and managed to promote the collaboration between IT and Business as driving force behind innovation. With his team he has successfully implemented a flawless IT infrastructure with flexible applications, using microservices architecture, turning TVH into a real-time, extended enterprise. He is also heading up a new start-up company inside of the TVH Group, which focuses on the collection and processing of machine generated data, building a new platform based digital business model around predictive maintenance. He was named IT Manager of the Year’ – Large Organizations in 2004 and 2011 by Leading European Trade Publication, Data News.
His biggest success is the organisation behind him, focusing on digital technology both in the company as a whole and on the IT side. They are focused on changing the organisational mentality through technology innovation and promoting their technology focused team to work in an HR way. He thinks the largest opportunity today is technology (smart manufacturing) driving and pushes everyone and being available for use and customer experience improvement with the major benefit being tot take the value out of the data that is produced. This analytical side of the data and predictive maintenance allows us to maintain and develop what we have.
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