Autonomous flying cars: coming soon to a sky near you?

Automakers are at an interesting crossroads as autonomous capabilities gain ground in the industry. Autonomous capabilities are forcing automakers to push for new innovation, and these capabilities a……

Why digital manufacturing software must change now

By: Wolfgang Schloegl and Christian Heck  We’re surrounded by digital manufacturing software, and we use extremely complex products every day. But we don’t think about the effort it takes to de……

Changing the shipbuilding technology conversation

As the editor-in-chief of Digital Transformations, I have the chance to highlight the fascinating work my colleagues do, and I also get to see the responses our customers have to their work. One rece……

Why the engineering skills gap is so worrisome

As students near the end of their university education, they dream about their first jobs and where their career might lead. The ideal job will match their passion and skill set in an exciting challe……

Digital shipyards: How to maximize investments in a modern fleet

Changing the course of a ship that weighs more than thousands of tons takes coordination and collaboration. So does shipbuilding. But to meet the needs of today’s ship buyers, shipyards themselves ha……

Industry 4.0 manufacturing and your future business

Creating networks that can adapt and respond to change will be a critical part of manufacturers’ processes if they want to retain success in Industry 4.0.

As we move into this new era of I……

Digitalization in marine engineering and the future fleet

The Dream Chaser® faces a tough mission. Once completed, the world’s fastest “Space Utility Vehicle” will be taxiing passengers and goods to and from the International Space Station at speeds of over……

AGCO uses digitalization to help farmers feed the changing world

By designing 80 percent of its assembly processes at one site, and then reusing these plans worldwide, AGCO is improving its speed to market, and ultimately, is making farmers more productive….

Virtual commissioning’s role in manufacturing quality

The market is quickly approaching the point where innovation in products alone will no longer be enough to keep you ahead of your competition. Increased product personalization and Industry 4.0 are c……