GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms To Host Free Work Process Management Seminar Series

25-city seminar series showcases breakthrough technology to drive operations consistency, efficiency, safety, cost effectiveness and compliance


Charlottesville, VA, October 5, 2009    GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, a unit of GE Enterprise Solutions, today released the dates for its 25-city free seminar series on Work Process Management featuring the company’s breakthrough product, Proficy® Workflow. At this free seminar, attendees will learn how this next generation in operations software technology can digitize and streamline work processes from SOPs and Corrective Action to compliance monitoring and quality. Proficy Workflow enables companies to create information-rich, circumstance-based workflows that teams can follow to better understand what’s happening around them and react in a sequenced and procedural manner that is repeatable every day.
“With Work Process Management, companies can take the revolutionary step to make every operator an expert,” said Greg Millinger, Product General Manager for Proficy Workflow. “This serves to reduce errors and costs for a leaner organization. In addition, Work Process Management helps organizations prove regulatory compliance, which is critical in nearly every industry including food and beverage / CPG, life sciences, aerospace and water / wastewater.”
The seminar will cover how to:
  • Guide operators interactively and orchestrate processes
  • Solve problems faster without resource demands on IT
  • Make best practices standard to reduce costs and improve quality
  • Record and track work processes to prove compliance
  • Capture manual data entry and automated entry with one tool – without custom code
  • Replicate processes across the organization for unparalleled consistency
Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with operations peers and take part in a workout to understand common challenges that cross over all industries – operator errors, high inventory costs, quality, employee turnover, compliance – and their solutions including reducing variation in performance, increasing quality, cutting waste and archiving work process history to meet regulations. There will be an “Introduction to Work Process Management” that will detail use cases including Electronic Work Instructions, Alarm Management, Corrective Action / Exception Management, HACCP Monitoring, Lean, Production Orchestration and more. In addition, the team will cover Work Process Management in specific industries working through challenges, best practices and solutions from companies already implementing work process management in their businesses.
Each attendee will be provided with free copy of Proficy Workflow with one full-featured, no timeout / no time limit license.
The seminar schedule is:
  • Pittsburgh, PA - October 28
  • Southfield, MI - October 29
  • Cincinnati (Mason), OH - October 30
  • Charlotte, NC - November 3
  • Durham, NC - November 4
  • Greenville, SC - November 5
  • Portland, OR - November 5
  • Bellevue, WA - November 6
  • Iselin, NJ - November 13
  • St. Louis (Creve Coeur), MO - November 17
  • Downers Grove, IL - November 18
  • Rochester, NY - November 18
  • Minneapolis (Bloomington), MN - November 19
  • Waltham, MA - November 19
  • Malvern, PA - November 20
  • Tempe, AZ - December 1
  • Brea, CA - December 1
  • Hayward, CA - December 2
  • Denver (Wheat Ridge), CO - December 2
  • Dallas (Irving), TX - December 8
  • Houston, TX - December 9
  • New York, NY- December 9
  • Atlanta, GA - December 10
  • Nashville, TN – December 14
  • Birmingham, AL  – December 15
For more information, and to register for a seminar in your area, go to:
About GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms
GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, a joint venture between General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) and FANUC LTD of Japan, is an experienced high-performance technology company and a global provider of hardware, software, services, and expertise in automation and embedded computing. We offer a unique foundation of agile, advanced and ultra-reliable technology that provides customers a sustainable advantage in the industries they serve, including energy, water, consumer packaged goods, government & defense, and telecommunications. GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms is a worldwide company headquartered in Charlottesville, VA and is part of GE Enterprise Solutions. For more information, visit
About GE Enterprise Solutions
GE Enterprise Solutions elevates customers' productivity and profitability with integrated solutions using sensors and non-destructive testing; security and life safety technologies; power system protection and control; and plant automation and embedded computing systems. Enterprise Solutions' high-tech, high-growth businesses include Sensing & Inspection Technologies, Security, Digital Energy, and GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms. The business has 17,000 problem-solving employees in more than 60 countries around the world.
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