- The newest technology topic for maintenance managers, facility/reliability engineers and asset management is IIoT. What is this IIoT? Also known as the Industrial Internet, IIoT incorporates machine learning and big data technology, harnessing the sensor data, machine-to-machine (M2M) communication and automation technologies that have existed in industrial settings for years.
John R. Murphy
Founder, Gallatin Management Services
John R. Murphy started Gallatin Management Services on his retirement in 2016 from CSX as Chief Mechanical Officer - Engineering and Strategy. CSX is a leading freight transportation company headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida with over 29,000 employees and $11 billion in annual revenues. Originally from Montana, John holds degrees in Management and Marketing, and an MBA with post-graduate work in Transportation. For the last seven years he has been an international quality judge and routinely speaks or writes on the subjects of continuous improvement, change, asset management, predicative analytics/IOT, and reliability.
In his CMO role, John was responsible for development of locomotive and railcar business intelligence systems, physical infrastructure modernization, creation of asset management and workforce planning strategies, and led the Mechanical, Electrical, and Industrial Engineering maintenance functions.
He founded Gallatin with the objective of helping businesses, agencies, and the military by providing comprehensive solutions optimizing the reliability, availability, and cost management of their physical assets. As part of his support in driving those leading asset management practices, John recently joined the Association of Asset Management Professionals, part of the Reliabilityweb.com network, as Senior Business Advisor.