Digital Twins & Gen AI on Azure

How TGW Revolutionizes Warehouse Operations with Combination of Time Series, Documents and Vectors

Georg Binder
Georg Binder
Sr. Partner Solution Architect
Microsoft Austria
Stefan Stricker TGW
Stefan Stricker
Manager of AI Competencies
TGW Logistics

Explore how TGW, a global leader in logistics automation, digitally transformed warehouse operations using Azure. This session delves into the creation of automated warehouses and LLM-based internal Q&A system, answering general questions of employees, providing deep insights based on technical documentation and support tickets, and streamlining sales support. 

What you will learn

  • Digital Twin and Q&A System Integration: how TGW's warehouse digital twins enhance operational efficiency, and how the implementation of a LLM-based Q&A system addresses multiple employee needs. 
  • Data Management, Security, and Indexing Challenges: strategies for handling various data sets, including context-specific indexing and secure access.  
  • Building Gen AI Solutions and Requirements: key lessons from TGW's journey in developing Gen AI solutions.  
  • Enhanced Knowledge Management: exploration of how a fully operational RAG system can enhance knowledge management within the company.
  • Azure Marketplace: capabilities and benefits of using Azure Marketplace with its extensive range of solutions, services, and applications offered.

About CrateDB

CrateDB is an open source, multi-model and distributed database that combines the simplicity of SQL, the performance of NoSQL, and the readiness for AI. With CrateDB, you can query any type of data and get insights in milliseconds, regardless of data complexity, volume, or velocity.

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Our Speakers

Dr. Christian Kurze
Christian Kurze VP Product, CrateDB

Christian Kurze currently serves as the VP of Product at CrateDB, where he steers its vision and strategy. Prior to his role at CrateDB, Christian contributed to MongoDB and Denodo by shaping their go-to-market strategies in Central and Eastern Europe, leveraging his previous experience in consulting and startups. With over 15 years of professional experience, he has cultivated an in-depth understanding of data ecosystems. His expertise spans from databases, data integration, analytics, and reporting to software development and automation. Christian holds a Ph.D. in Active Metadata Management for Data Warehouse Systems.

Stefan Stricker TGW
Stefan Stricker Manager of AI Competencies, TGW Logistics Group

Stefan Stricker is a theoretical physicist who, after conducting research on black holes and string theory, has spent the last ten years implementing data science use cases for industrial companies. He has worked for the major tech company IBM, as well as for smaller industrial firms, with a focus on bringing AI use cases to production. Currently, he is responsible for Artificial Intelligence Competencies at TGW, one of the leading providers of intralogistics solutions. He is also the founder of the network Industrial Data Science Austria.

Georg Binder
Georg Binder Sr. Partner Solution Architect, Microsoft Austria

Georg Binder is a Sr. Partner Solution Architect at Microsoft, based in Austria. With over 20 years of experience in the tech industry and as a former “technical evangelist” he has a deep passion for empowering customers and partners to leverage technology. Georg is an engaging speaker with a proven track record at many events, delivering valuable insights and communicating complex ideas clearly. His presentations never lack uniqueness nor a bit of edutainment.  He holds a master’s degree in information sciences ( University of Vienna), plays Minecraft with his kids and teaches “Business Data Analytics” at the university in Krems.