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Studying autonomous car safety and the human attention span

Stories about autonomous cars hitting the road and the automakers testing these cars frequently make the news. But there’s one important part of the conversation we rarely hear anything about, even t……

Disruptive innovation and your future business

I recently heard this incredible story about leatherback turtles.

There are certain leatherbacks in Gabon, Africa that swim all the way across the Atlantic Ocean to feed off the coast of B……

What prevents autonomous flying cars from the market?

Autonomous capabilities are gaining a bigger role in the automotive industry’s future. A lot of today’s innovation in the industry involves these capabilities, and these capabilities are now a centra……

Virtual commissioning and the production process

Product personalization and Industry 4.0 are creating an increasingly volatile market, and manufacturers need to be able to quickly respond to change so they can maintain a competitive edge.
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Tech to the rescue: What brands and manufacturers must change

No one should deny that fashion and retail brands can be innovative. Many are leaders in e-commerce and digital marketing. Some have even pioneered groundbreaking materials and designs that now are w……

Powering A&D business agility with digital integration

Sometimes cars are faster than planes.

They roll off the production line in less time, of course, but the auto industry also is known as an innovation leader among discrete manufacturers. ……

How digital twin technology is increasing competition, innovation

The digital twin is giving companies the ability to enable a fully digital enterprise and get their products to market faster than their competitors.

I recently spoke with two colleagues a……

Production systems engineering in future digital factories

By: Wolfgang Schloegl and Christian Heck
We’re now at a similar turning point like we were in 2000 when the first digital factory projects began. Now, the full potential of digitalization is withi……

Better engineering curriculum for future-ready graduates

Engineering companies are having trouble filling their open jobs. They’re experiencing a jump in open positions, and the demand to fill these positions is only going up. Most can’t be filled because ……