Ian Slater Joins The Safety Compass Advisory Board
The Safety Compass is pleased to announce that Ian has agreed to join this group. Ian has held senior roles in a leading global company specialising in industrial environments for over 10 years. Ian brings vast experience around sales, business development, marketing and distribution. Furthermore, experience working with global manufacturing plants makes him an excellent addition to the board.
We thank Ian for accepting our invitation and appreciate his contribution.
The Safety Compass is IoT Ready
The Internet of Things describes the convergence of machines, data and analytics. Also referred to as the fourth Industrial Revolution, and "Industry 4.0."
Last year, an estimated $698.6 billion dollars was spent by businesses on the Internet of Things. By 2019, this number is expected to reach upwards of $1.3 trillion. According to Cisco’s Trend Report, some connected devices exceeded the number of connected people in the year 2008. Currently, the number of connected devices stands at around 13.4 billion and is expected to reach somewhere between 30 and 50 billion by the year 2020.
The Safety Compass and the Internet of Things
There are essentially four different elements of the IoT process to achieve this status.
1. Implementation of “connectedness” capabilities
This is done by implanting sensors, processors, or any other technologies which allow data to be exchanged between the product and its environment. TSC can receive real-time data feeds from sensors and blue tooth enabled devices.
2. Cloud computing and platform systems
Cloud systems can store the flow of data and allow for the oversight. Information is available to all relevant persons. TSC is cloud based and provides real-time safety hazard updates and information.
3. Structure and analyse the collected data
This is a huge make-it-or-break-it point for an IoT platform since the technology serving this function needs to ensure all the data made available. Information gathered can be analysed, and TSC reports can be customised to the needs of individuals and different organisations
4. The Fourth Element: Augmented Reality (AR)
We believe that this is the key to realising the full potential of IoT. With AR, information is digitally attached to the physical world. Ultimately, the whole point of the IoT and the technology which goes into it is to data into information and useful and available to people at the time they require it. TSC has AR at the core of its functionality.
PSI Pacific Partners with The Safety Compass
PSI Pacific deploys complete ICT management solutions, customised to work in any environment that can be made accessible on the internet. PSI is an Australian company that has been around since 1990.
PSI supports a number of heavy industrial companies with integrated communications, an ideal partner for The Safety Compass, to provide real time, location specific safety for frontline workers through augmented reality. Workers receive critical site information on their smart phone, well before they enter a hazardous area, allowing them time to prepare for safe works.
PSI and The Safety Compass are both expanding into North America and will leverage each other's strengths for success. Safety is everyone's responsibility and more effectively managed with the use of technology, making this partnership a natural fit.
Greg Brewer Joins The Safety Compass Advisory Board
The Safety Compass is pleased to announce that Greg has agreed to join this group. Greg has held senior roles in North America and Europe with major companies such as G.E., Siemens, Phillips and Rockwell.
Greg's industry experience includes Aerospace, Manufacturing , Oil & Gas, Utility, Infrastructure, Lean Manufacturing. Supply Chain Optimization incorporating Cyber Security SaaS. Software Solutions for Industrial Automation: HMI/SCADA, MES ERP and IoT.
We thank Greg for accepting our invitation and appreciate his contribution.
Carmelo San Gil Joins The Safety Compass Advisory Board
The Safety Compass is pleased to announce that Carmelo has agreed to join this group. Carmelo has extensive experience in Business Development, Strategy and Organisational Establishment and Re-structure.
Carmelo's industry experience covers, ITC, SaaS, Mining, Engineering, Construction, Manufacturing and Industrial Automation.
We thank Carmelo for accepting our invitation and appreciate his contribution.
The Safety Compass establishes an Advisory Board
As part of its ongoing development, The Safety Compass has established Advisory Board to provide strategic advice to the management of the company.
The advisory board will be composed of accomplished experts offering innovative advice and dynamic perspectives. The group will meet regularly to provide strategic direction, guide quality improvement, and assess program effectiveness.
Roles and responsibilities of advisory board members:
- Developing an understanding of the business, market and industry trends
- Provide "wise counsel" on issues raised by owners/directors or management
- Provide unbiased insights and ideas that could improve the business
- Encourage and support the exploration of new business ideas
- Act as a resource for executives
- Provide social networking platform for directors and the company
- Encourage the development of a governance framework that enables sustainable growth of the company
- Monitor business performance
Members will be announced shortly.
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