NBTC 2004 Presentation Final


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NBTC 2004 Presentation Final

  1. 1. “ The Next Big Thing” Joe Anandarajah MBA, B.Eng President - Phorix Solutions Group Inc. Technology Manager, IT – Innovations Foundation
  2. 2. <ul><li>For I dipped into the future, as far as human eye could see, saw a vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809 - 1892) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Trends & Opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intelligence, Mobility and Interaction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Life and Physical Sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Portfolio </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PSG & IF Portfolio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demos and success stories </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Packaging the Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Impact on your life </li></ul>Presentation Outline
  4. 4. <ul><li>Phorix Solutions Group Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Value Added Resale and Systems Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Expertise: Analytics, Business Process </li></ul><ul><li>Verticals: Financial Services, Call Center and Other </li></ul><ul><li>Innovations Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Venture Creation and Licensing </li></ul><ul><li>University of Toronto and External Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Joe Anandarajah, MBA, B.Eng </li></ul><ul><li>9 years in IT </li></ul><ul><li>Sales, Marketing, Systems Integration, Finance, R&D </li></ul><ul><li>Passion for analytics and aptitude business & mathematics </li></ul>Introduction
  5. 5. Trends and Opportunities
  6. 6. <ul><li>Processing Power Trends </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Semiconductor 100x every 10 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optical Transmission 1000x every 10 years </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Market Adoption </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased from 0.5% to 3.5% of SG&A over the 90s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saturated Markets – Financial, HR, SCM, Desktop Applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virgin Territory – Risk Management, Process Monitoring, Development and Design </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Application Trends </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve Flexibility and Lower Admin Cost – Soft Computing, Self Healing, Configurable, Federation </li></ul></ul>IT to Grow to 10% of SG&A Market & Technology Trends
  7. 7. $ $$ $$$ System IT Department End User Hardware, Software Customization, Maintenance, Reporting Sales, Finance, Engineering Configurable, Federation, Self Healing IT Vision - Old
  8. 8. $ $$ Neural, Spike and Recurrent Networks – How We Learn Fuzzy Logic – How We Reason Bayesian, Markov, SVMs – Representation More Processing Power -> More Intelligence IT Vision - Current Trends
  9. 9. $ $ Processing & Delivery: Graphs, Charts, 3D, Mobile, Learning Interface: Voice Recognition, Touch Screen, Virtual Reality The Goal
  10. 10. <ul><li>Life Sciences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>eHealth – Patient Care, Clinical Trials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical Devices – Test & Measurement, Imaging, Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drug Discovery and Design – MDIT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Physical Sciences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitoring, Process Control and Diagnostics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Aided Design / Manufacturing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computation Materials Science – Bulk Properties, Heat Transfer </li></ul></ul>IT in Life & Physical Sciences
  11. 11. Portfolio
  12. 12. <ul><li>Pattern Recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Object Recognition and Tracking </li></ul><ul><li>Forecasting </li></ul><ul><li>Condition Based </li></ul><ul><li>Judgment Based </li></ul><ul><li>Diagnostics </li></ul><ul><li>Expert Systems </li></ul><ul><li>DSL Enhancement </li></ul><ul><li>Increase reach, bandwidth and diagnostic capability </li></ul><ul><li>eCash </li></ul><ul><li>Works just like cash </li></ul>PSG & IF Portfolio
  13. 13. Object Recognition <ul><li>Object Recognition & Tracking – Demo </li></ul><ul><li>Speed </li></ul><ul><li>Lighting Tolerance </li></ul><ul><li>Orientation Tolerance </li></ul>
  14. 14. Food Processing Company: Executive Summary __________________________________________ <ul><li>ANALYSIS OF SHEAR PUMP BEARINGS </li></ul><ul><li>VIBRATION DATA </li></ul><ul><li>21 VIBRATION COVARIATES PROVIDED BY ACCELEROMETER (CSI and Mastertrend) </li></ul><ul><li>3 (of 21) COVARIATES SIGNIFICANT </li></ul><ul><li>ANNUAL REPLACEMENT COST SAVINGS IF APPLIED TO PREVIOUS HISTORY = 55% </li></ul><ul><li>INCREASE IN EQUIPMENT LIFETIME = 10.2 % </li></ul><ul><li>SIGNIFICANT REDUCTION IN DATA COLLECTION COSTS </li></ul>OMDEC
  15. 15. Mass Transit Railway Corporation: Executive Summary <ul><ul><li>Had excessive traction motor ball bearing failures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CBM to monitor bearing grease colour </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Changed inspections from every 3.5 years to annual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RESULTS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Reduced failures per year f rom 9 to 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Reduced total costs by 55% </li></ul></ul>OMDEC
  16. 16. UK Mail Sorting <ul><li>Pilot Project Expert System - knowledge transfer to user </li></ul><ul><li>six week implementation with UK Partners - 400 Faults </li></ul>OMDEC GLIMP
  17. 17. DecydeWare <ul><li>DecydeWare  j udgement-based decision technology </li></ul><ul><li>Fills current gap between data and decision where the decision-maker must use professional judgement. </li></ul><ul><li>Models cognitive processes people use when they reason intuitively </li></ul><ul><li>Uses advanced soft-computing methods based on a patented algorithm </li></ul><ul><li>Helps the user make faster, more consistent and mathematically rigorous judgement calls when time, evidence, and experience are limited. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Step 1. Choose Risk Tolerance Level </li></ul>Thresholds min .80 min .50 max .30 c. Possibility of b. Proof of a. Strength of Evidence Parameters DecydeWare - Set Parameters low risk conservative Risk Degree 0 1 lo flo m fhi hi fairly high risk
  19. 19. CONCLUSION Step 2. Select a Factor Step 4 Enter the Evidence Step 3. Choose Logic IF Factor is THEN Risk is fairly satisfactory fairly satisfactory unsatisfactory Source 1 Source 2 Source 3 sure unsure fairly sure phone in person intuition Risk is unacceptable. Collect more evidence and recalculate. DecydeWare - Assessment Method Confidence Opinion Source min .80 min .50 max .30 Risk Degree 0 1 lo flo m fhi hi Parameters fairly satisfactory fairly low Actual Risk Degree 0 1 lo flo m fhi hi Secondary Factor Secondary Factor Secondary Factor Secondary Factor Secondary Factor Secondary Factor Secondary Factor Secondary Factor Primary Factor Primary Factor Primary Factor Primary Factor Overall
  20. 20. Packaging the Technologies
  21. 21. <ul><li>Analytics </li></ul><ul><li>Patterns, Forecast, Expert Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Interface </li></ul><ul><li>Touch Screens, Graphs, 3D </li></ul>Total Productivity = Machine + Human Productivity Intuition + Automation + Real-time Human Intervention / Interaction Problem Business Profitability > Solution DSS Approach
  22. 22. <ul><li>Monitor – Object Recognition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Forecasting – Condition Based </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule maintenance based on quality trends </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Expert System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Low cost and most likely cause quickly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Forecasting – Judgment Based </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul></ul>Comprehensive Solution
  23. 23. Impact on your Life
  24. 24. <ul><li>Have a Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Think out of the Box </li></ul><ul><li>Domain Expertise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross functional </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Quantitative Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intelligent Algorithms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Qualitative Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Human Factors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New Frontiers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Risk Management, Process Control, Health Care </li></ul></ul>Valuable Skills