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Manufacturing Talk Radio is a weekly Talk Radio Podcast broadcast to manufacturers of all sizes across the globe. Show host, Lew Weiss, and co-host, Tim Grady, present breaking manufacturing news and tackle business trends and economic forecasts in manufacturing for small, medium and large manufacturers across the globe.


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Episode 241: How Manufacturers Can Benefit From Using The Cloud

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Many manufacturers do not use the cloud to run their plants or gather data to increase efficiency or reduce time or material waste. Sometimes this comes from concerns about the process of transferring the data, a matter that companies such as Digital Pigeon can help facilitate. Diego Tamburini joins co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss why manufacturers should use the cloud and the many benefits they can access by doing so. If you’d like to look into this and how it could possibly help your company, service providers such as hostiserver exist and can be a great way to get started.


Lewis Weiss

Mr. Lewis Weiss is Host of Manufacturing Talk Radio and President of All Metals & Forge Group, the principal sponsor of the show. He has 60 years in the metals industry as a manufacturer of open die forgings and seamless rolled rings, running a business that sells forged products globally to OEMs, major manufacturers, mid-size first- and second-tier suppliers, and small metalworking companies. Lewis Weiss puts his experience in manufacturing to good use as an expert consultant on various TV and radio programs nationwide.

Tim Grady

Mr. Tim Grady is an Executive Producer and Co-host of Manufacturing Talk Radio. He brings more than 25 years of knowledge as a senior strategist and business advisor to companies of all sizes in more than thirty industries, advising them on revving up revenues, macro and micro marketing, strategic selling, organization optimization, website ergonomics, data mining, and other external or internal factors that can accelerate or impede business operations and net profit.


Diego Tamburini

Diego Tamburini currently works as the Principal Industry Lead for Azure Manufacturing, where he focuses on ensuring that Azure delivers the best cloud platform for Manufacturing, and on sharing Microsoft’s cloud story with decision makers and influencers in the industry.

Before Microsoft, Diego worked as the Manufacturing Industry Strategist for Autodesk, where helped define thev ision for Autodesk in manufacturing and was an evangelist of Autodesk’s thought leadership in the industry by delivering talks, writing, and engaging with the media and industry analysts.Before Autodesk, Diego worked in the Microsoft Dynamics development team developing the first cloud release of Dynamics ERP for Professional Services. Prior to Microsoft Dynamics, he worked with the Developer Platform Evangelism group, helping Global ISVs in Engineering & Manufacturing align their product strategies with future Microsoft technologies.

Diego also worked as Research Engineer at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Product and Systems Lifecycle Management Systems (PSLM) Center on engineering information modeling, software infrastructures forin tegrated collaborative engineering, and knowledge representations and interoperability technologies to enable them. He also worked closely with the OMG group developing and reviewing the SysML standard (an extensionof UML targeted to Systems Engineering).

Before Microsoft, he worked at SDRC (now Siemens PLM) as a Principal PLM Implementation Engineer, helping large customers such as Boeing and Goodrich Aerospace implement UGS’ PLM system (known as Metaphase at that time).


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