Cars, mobility, chip-to-city design and the iPhone 4

 
What’s the big deal with cars and computer chips? There are regular rumblings about carmakers wanting to be more involved in the development of semiconductor chips for some of the high perfo……

New technology in industry is creating a platform economy

Twenty years ago, product-centric companies dominated a list of the most valuable companies in the world. The list was a Who’s Who of automotive, manufacturing, oil and gas, and brick-and-mortar reta……

Harnessing the power of multiphysics simulation

Multiphysics simulation is well established in most product development environments and systems. Leveraging this advanced simulation technology for the process industry is one key to the digital twi……

How to forge a path to industrial digitalization

In the previous blog, How the digital factory made an eyewear company more competitive, I discussed the adoption of digital manufacturing and digital twin within a small company producing lenses for ……

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,……