Top Thought Leadership topics of 2018

The Thought Leadership blog and program have experienced incredible growth since launching three years ago, but this year has been especially noteworthy.
We continue to highlight many new trends …

We’re thinking about autonomous vehicles all wrong

When we think of future autonomous vehicles, typically an image of some kind of self-driving futuristic pod comes to mind, with a living room/bedroom/home cinema/meeting space – basically a reconfigu…

Are you ready for industrial-scale additive manufacturing?

New technologies have revolutionized manufacturing, and one technology that’s changing how companies think of manufacturing is industrial-scale additive manufacturing, also known as ISAM.
ISAM al…

Culture and technology will eat your innovation strategy

By: Josh Ray and Alex Allison

Manufacturing continues to suffer from a lack of qualified workers despite the efforts of associations, businesses, educators and public organizations to attr…

Industrial-scale additive manufacturing: challenges and potential

Additive manufacturing is one of the most promising opportunities associated with Industry 4.0, the much-discussed fourth generation of manufacturing that will be dominated by intelligent automation,…

The future of flight has already taken off

A confluence of new technologies is transforming the aerospace industry. The trends they’re driving herald the prospect of space tourism, unmanned delivery drones and new aircraft designs, along with…

Taking engineering education and training to the next level

Throughout this series, we have identified the validity of the skills gap and its implications across industries. We know that a higher number of companies need of work-ready talent. We also know tha…

How could V2I and connected vehicles change car ownership?

Traffic congestion is a problem all over the world, and it’s getting worse. To reverse this trend, we can’t just add autonomous cars to the road. Siemens believes the most effective way to address th…

Engineering our way out of the skills gap

 
A few years ago when I took on my current role, one of our industry analysts asked me if there really was a skills gap. He had seen conflicting reports.
Even recently, MIT’s Technology R…