Broad discussion of digital transformation approach, objectives and outcomes
Decision to systematically employ digital tools on a large scale throughout enterprises and business units
Decision to make digital transformation a strategic priority of EVRAZ
Launch of major digital transformation projects
Results in 2020
implemented with an annual effect ofUS$
Plans for 2021
Implement a major programme with more than 100 projects
Implement projects with cross-functional product teams
Focus on production projects with direct economic impacts
Generate an total effect of US$150 million
Digital transformation is closely linked to EVRAZ Business System
The EVRAZ Business System is an important partner in digital transformation project development, planning and implementation throughout the Group’s divisions:
Bottom-up digital innovation.
Effective interaction within digital product teams.
Advanced analytics projects in 2020
Advanced analytics is a trend in digitalisation based on solutions involving machine learning and other artificial intelligence elements. It is a digital transformation priority at EVRAZ.
Advanced analytics systems are forward-looking, predictive and prescriptive. They help manufacturers to make more timely and informed decisions, as well as to improve efficiency and productivity, in the following ways:
Rapid response to changes in the production process.
Reduced probability of defects.
Stabilised concentrate quality.
Minimised costs for charge and auxiliary materials.