Date: Tue Aug 2, 2016
Time: 3:40 PM - 5:40 PM
Moderator: Joan Archer
Through one unified platform, Agrian simplifies the five pillars of modern farming. Agrian delivers a solution that brings together precision, agronomy, compliance, sustainability and analytics. Its unified platform, is modular, enterprise friendly and built for every link in the agricultural food chain. It’s enterprise solution is flexible enough to be administered on a national level while providing flexibility and usability at the field. This 40-minute presentation will address to the importance of a provider that can scale with your operation and provide a complete solution for your entire organization.
Get acquainted with one of Agribusiness’ larger / more experienced, yet unknown technology providers and their vision in addressing the new era that retailers are faced with to service growers. In this new era it’s not about Precision agriculture any more it’s about “Agriculture” and only those that embrace this change will remain relevant in the eyes of the growers. Charting a course through this changing landscape of regulation, consolidation, voluminous data and the rush to manage risk in the organization involves deliberate strategies. You’ll leave this session with a better perspective on how this all can be achieved.
Come learn from two of the industries most experienced ag tech leaders as they discuss the tough issues they deal with in the trenches every day: Kevin Pattison and Bob Wold, Trimble’s leaders for agricultural software development, will discuss what they see happening in the ag software world. While there are some real successes to discuss, there are also some trends that have major challenges. Mobile apps, IoT, compliance issues, and crowded slate of start ups are continuing to push the market to evolve, but the key challenges of data capture, user experience, and value creation remain. How can the many proprietary formats and point solutions survive and succeed? How can we save people time instead of burdening them with messy connectivity issues? Are data silos an advantage or an outdated approach? How many apps will users actively engage with? You don’t want to miss this session!