In this episode of the NDE 4.0 Podcast, we interview Ramon Fernandez, president, and CEO of Fercon Group. Ramon is an NDE instructor that has personally trained and certified over 300 NDE practitioners and has shared his NDE knowledge with professionals around the world. His specialty is strategic business management, technology and innovation management, and research processes. Ramon's company, Fercon Group, has been active for 20 years, providing support and consultancy services to assist companies in a variety of ways, including operational excellence and organizational change management.
In this episode of the NDE 4.0 Podcast, we interview Joop Kraijesteijn, president of 3angles, a company that provides advanced non-destructive testing and monitoring solutions for the energy markets. Joop is an NDT business owner who has real-world experience with NDE 4.0. He has implemented smart technologies in his business environment and is leveraging them to better serve customers.
On this episode of the NDE 4.0 Podcast, we interview Dr. Johannes Vrana, PhD. Johannes is an NDE consultant who is also a thought leader in applying Industry 4.0 to the NDE field. He defines NDE 4.0 as connecting various technologies like cloud software, iOT, digital twins, AI, etc., to improve business outcomes and provide a better product for customers.
On this episode of the NDE 4.0 Podcast, we interview Dr. Ripi Singh, PhD, a prominent thought leader and business consultant focused on Industry 4.0. In this informative conversation, Ripi discusses the importance of building a digital transformation framework for the business before moving forward with various NDE 4.0 technologies. He also discusses the future of the inspections industry with regard to AI, machine learning, and digital twins.