MFG 2.0 en Innovation Case Study: 3D Printing, Kickstarter, Snowboarding And Pavement <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here's how two makers came together to develop the world's first eSnowboard in just six months by employing a modified prototyping/iteration process using 3D printers as a key tool in the process.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MFG 2.0 Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:13:00 +0000 145811 at Introducing: 3D Printed "Thing Of The Week" (#3DTOTW) From Thingiverse <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Introducing a new weekly feature entitled "Thing of the Week" in which I will highlight one of the 3D CAD files available on the Thingiverse site. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Intellectual Property Research & Development MFG 2.0 Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:33:00 +0000 120981 at Go Beyond The Hashtag - The ROI Of 'IRL' <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Despite my long-held belief in the power of online networking, there’s still no substitute for in real life (IRL) connections for learning and growth. Here's why.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Innovation Leadership Workforce MFG 2.0 Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:09:00 +0000 112451 at Brand Hacking Meets Bombs And Chainsaws <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Why is social media monitoring important for manufacturers? Because if you don't monitor the social/creative web, it could literally blow up your brand equity. And that goes for everyone from Tic Tacs to Oreos, and from Pampers to Fendi. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Intellectual Property MFG 2.0 Mon, 13 Jan 2014 14:37:00 +0000 107871 at Forget Google Glass, Here Comes iContacts <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A new product makes it possible to use eye tracking software to control a computer mouse hands-free. But will it work?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Digital Tools Innovation Technology MFG 2.0 Mon, 21 Oct 2013 14:17:00 +0000 99722 at Google Talks About Glass -- I Talk About Dogs <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Today's Brave New World moment: Google attempts to show what their Google Glass "heads up" smartphone/headset hybrid technology will look/feel like as a user experience. I then attempt to show how your family dog might be involved...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Innovation Technology MFG 2.0 Wed, 20 Feb 2013 21:09:00 +0000 57661 at Branding Lessons (Both Good & Bad) From P&G, Apple, Kelloggs, PepsiCo & More! <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Some "blast from the past" eye candy from some of the most famous manufacturers and products from yesterday and today. If you work in enterprise manufacturing, your company or competition is likely on this list -- and products you consume/use surely are.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The IndustryWeek 1000 Innovation Leadership Technology MFG 2.0 Sat, 12 Jan 2013 22:48:00 +0000 53841 at New Year Resolution To "Get Smarter"? Here Are 1000+ Links To Help <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Looking to increase your skillset and knowledge in Computer Science and Technology, Finance and Economics, Science and Medicine, Mathematics, Social Sciences, Classics, Humanities and/or Law to make yourself more productive in 2013? Look no further than these 1000+ links. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Change Management Competitiveness Intellectual Property Education / Training The IndustryWeek 1000 Emerging Technologies Engagement Information Technology Innovation Technology Workforce MFG 2.0 Thu, 10 Jan 2013 00:27:00 +0000 53361 at 11 Million iPhones Hacked. Was Yours One Of Them? <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Hacker group AntiSec has hacked 11 million iPhones. Is yours among them? </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automation Intellectual Property Digital Tools Information Technology Systems Integration MFG 2.0 Wed, 05 Sep 2012 03:06:00 +0000 41791 at How Have NASA Spinoff Technologies Affected YOUR Industry? <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A database of NASA Spinoff technologies holds a set of amazing research papers that demonstrate the application of technologies developed for NASA's programs in the military and consumer spheres. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Intellectual Property Process Improvement Emerging Technologies Product Development Research & Development Public Policy Strategic Planning & Execution MFG 2.0 Sat, 11 Aug 2012 23:39:00 +0000 38991 at They're Printing Guns And Drugs Now - Is Your Product Next? <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>3D printing will revolutioninze many manufacturing sectors -- and kill off others. With consumer and semi-pro use of 3D printers exploding, and thus driving the cost of printing manufactured products down, it's worth asking -- how will "cheap and easy" 3D printing affect your products and your industry? Will you have to compete with your best customers? </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Intellectual Property Research & Development Innovation Technology MFG 2.0 Mon, 06 Aug 2012 01:55:00 +0000 38221 at 10 Hilarious False Advertising Claims <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p> I only say hilarious because, if you realize that the majority of people might be gullible enough to believe these claims, it might make you cry. (Better to laugh instead -- the world carries tears enough for all of us.)<br /> </p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Intellectual Property Product Development MFG 2.0 Mon, 09 Jul 2012 01:51:00 +0000 34451 at Shell Oil Gets Brand-Jacked <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The headline reads: "Shell Oil Currently Under Assault By Social Media Pranksterism, Gone Viral". It describes the following:An "Arctic Ready" site of "Shell" is currently making the rounds on the Internet. It looks like it's by Shell, it's written in ...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Innovation MFG 2.0 Fri, 15 Jun 2012 07:55:00 +0000 31170 at Forget The BRICs -- Here Come The CIVETS <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Interesting story in Business Without Borders about the slowdown in growth in the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) and the six countries who are poised to take the baton next. Key point: "The past decade was all about the BRICs, the ...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Innovation MFG 2.0 Wed, 06 Jun 2012 02:30:00 +0000 31165 at Google's Driverless Car Gets Competition From Cadillac <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Two interesting pieces of news from today's spin around the internet: First, from Slate, news that Google's driverless car is getting licensed in Nevada:The Silver State's DMV this week became the first in the nation to give Google a license to begin ...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Innovation MFG 2.0 Thu, 10 May 2012 21:56:00 +0000 30290 at