On-Demand Webinar


Studies from renowned analysts (e.g. Deloitte, Gartner and Forrester) state that the adoption of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions will significantly rise until 2023 – especially in manufacturing industries. This webinar will provide a closer look onto facts & figures from the global SaaS landscape, analyze which results affect the steel industry and deal with the deployment of such solutions on-premises and in the cloud. Furthermore, two examples of already available Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for steel producers are presented: a solution for automated commodity management and decision-based purchasing and reporting based on big data and advanced data analytics, and a subscription license model for the process automation for continuous casting machines.

Target group:

  • Casting Manager
  • Casting Maintenance Supervisor
  • Electrics Supervisor
  • Plant Manager
  • Automation Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Asset Manager
  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Chief Procurement Officer (CPO)
  • Supervisory Board

Your key take-aways: 

  • Insights into a study about one of the top digital trends 2020
  • Better understanding of the relevance of SaaS solutions in steel industry
  • Compact introduction into two praxis examples of SaaS solutions available to steel producers today




Partner – Strategy & Operations – Deloitte Consulting GmbH

Alexander Kainer has over 23 years of international experience in advising infrastructure and production companies. He is dedicated to advising managers on defining and preparing strategic decisions. His consulting work focuses on the implementation of large transformation projects, reorganizations, process optimizations and operational excellence. As a trained mechanical engineer, Alexander supports industrial companies in increasing efficiency and developing business models in production processes, as well as in strategic decisions. His main interest is to advise companies with a long-term horizon in an economically sensible way, to prepare product portfolios and to make location decisions for large production sites.




Business Development Manager, Primetals Technologies

Bojan Jozic has more than 10 years international experience in business development, sales management and supply chain management. He has been working with steel producers worldwide on the modernization of electrics and automation in the field of ironmaking, steelmaking and continuous casting. In 2018 he developed and introduced a subscription license model for the process optimization software (level 2) of continuous casting machines. Until today, this service is unique in the metals industry worldwide. Bojan is dedicated to enabling casting and automation managers to leverage the full potential of their plants.