Digital Transformation Executive Expert - Doug Caywood

Doug and his associates are taking their collective knowledge and industry connections developed over 30 years to co-found a much needed organization, NxGen Group. NxGen Group is focused on helping manufacturers intelligently transform key aspects of their business.

Transformational objectives are to:
 Intelligently apply the optimal combination of people, process, and next generation technology to deliver order of magnitude business outcomes
 Eliminate the negative environmental footprint of manufacturing

This organization is comprised of a virtual network of tenured deeply knowledgeable smart manufacturing and business model experts. Their objective is to deliver workshops, tools, and IP that can be used by manufacturers to make real measurable progress while realizing transformational business outcomes.

NxGen Group is affiliated with the DOE funded National Home of Smart Manufacturing, CESMII. NxGen Group has business relationships with leading Smart Manufacturing technology providers as well as other leading industry organizations.

Doug is or has been an active participant in key industry groups including CGF, (Consumer Goods Forum), GMA, (Grocer and Manufacturers Association), CGT, (Consumer Goods Technology), and the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Additive Mfg/ 3D Printing
Automation
Big Data / Analytics
CI/Lean Mfg
Digital Manufacturing
Digital Twin / Thread
Eco/Sustainable Mfg
Energy Productivity
Enterprise Systems
Ergonomic Engineering
Executive Leadership
Health & Safety
Industrial Cybersecurity
Machine Learning/AI
Maintenance Mgmt/APM
MES/Workflow
Plant Performance Mgmt
Process Engr/Reliability
Product Design/PLM
Quality/Quality Mgmt
Robotics & Cobotics
Smart Manufacturing/I4.0
Supply Chain Mgmt
Systems Integration
Value Benchmarking
Warehousing/Logistics
INDUSTRY EXPERTISE:
All Industries
Aerospace & Defense
Automotive
Beverage
Cement
Chemicals/Specialty Chem
Consumer Goods/CPG
Electronics/Semi
Food
General/Discrete Mfg
Glass Manufacturing
Life Sciences/Pharma
Machining
Medical Devices
Petroleum/Oil & Gas
Pulp & Paper
Steel
Warehousing/Logistics
ECOSYSTEM ROLE:
Consortium/Industry Assoc/ Standards Body
Consultant/Analyst
Machine Builder/Original Equipment Mfr
Manufacturer
Systems Integrator
Vendor/HW or SW
Listing created May 3, 2020