Thomas Ohnemus


Thomas Ohnemus

About Thomas Ohnemus

Thomas Ohnemus is the Vice President, Solution Marketing, Customer Value Office, at SAP. He is responsible for driving the go-to-market strategy, messaging, and demand generation. Thomas has over 25 years’ experience in business software solutions and his PLM expertise has awarded him key management positions in consulting, product management, service, and global marketing. He holds a master’s degree in engineering, and lives in Germany.

engineering team reviews plans for sustainable design

Three Keys To Sustainable Design: Toward A World Run Better

22-Jul-2019 | Thomas Ohnemus

As more people around the globe generate more demand for more products, sustainable product design has never been more important. At a point when the global environment is being pushed to the brink, c

Design team meets to innovate new product

Design To Operate: Innovation Starts With Design

26-Jun-2019 | Thomas Ohnemus

Part 1 in a 5-part series on "Design-to-Operate with the Digital Supply Chain." This blog kicks off a 5-part series on the design-to-operate (D2O) lifecycle. Each blog will take up one phase of the

digital twins, internet of things, sensors, manufacturing, supply chain

The Digital Twin Effect: Four Ways It Can Revitalize Your Business

21-Jun-2018 | Thomas Ohnemus

Part 1 of the "Network of Digital Twins" series Picture two versions of your company: the before and the after. The before looked like this: You lacked the necessary data to make informed dec

Digital Twin Excellence: Two Shining Examples

14-Jun-2018 | Thomas Ohnemus

Dipping a quill in ink. Putting pen to paper. Hammering the keys of a typewriter. Word processing software has largely rendered these activities obsolete. For decades, people have been able to leve

IoT: Your Gateway To Live Engineering And Predictive Maintenance

24-Apr-2018 | Thomas Ohnemus

For many organizations, digital transformation is about reimagining their existing procurement, sales, or manufacturing processes. Live engineering and predictive maintenance are often afterthoughts.

Demystifying Digital Twins: Your Top 5 Questions Answered

17-Apr-2018 | Thomas Ohnemus

Stagnation. Successful businesses won’t tolerate it. Instead of standing still and conducting business as usual, today’s top companies constantly strive to improve their products, services, and pr

product platforms, manufacturing, Digital transformation, 3d printing, innovation technology

Product Platforms: Old Idea, New Opportunity For Manufacturers

13-Sep-2016 | Thomas Ohnemus

What if ice cream came in only one flavor? Or shoes were sold in only one size? Or eyeglasses were available in only one prescription? For some products, individualization is an absolute necessity.

IoT, EHR, EHRs, 3d printing, health apps, medical apps, patient portals

Digitalization And IoT Are Transforming Healthcare For Providers – And Patients

1-Sep-2016 | Thomas Ohnemus

We’ve become accustomed to astounding advances in medical technology — from 3D-printed body parts to leveraging the body’s own immune system to fight cancer. But the healthcare industry as a

3d printing, IIoT, distributed manufacturing, production, supply chain, smart manufacturing

4 Ways Distributed Manufacturing Will Upend Your Business

24-Aug-2016 | Thomas Ohnemus

Distributed manufacturing will overturn business models for many companies that make products – and even for many that do not. It’s no wonder the approach was identified as a top-10 emerging “t

IoT And R&D: Engineering For The Internet Of Things (Part 2)

10-Aug-2016 | Thomas Ohnemus

In Part 1 of this series, I discussed how companies should be engineering products for IoT. In Part 2, I’ll describe how products designed for Internet of Things (IoT) have a profound effect on en