Process Improvement http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6634/more en Achieving Your Speed to Market Potential http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/achieving-your-speed-market-potential <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It may be time to put your innovation pipeline on a diet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/achieving-your-speed-market-potential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/achieving-your-speed-market-potential#comments Ideaxchange Process Improvement Product Development Innovation The Latest Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:50:00 +0000 249901 at http://www.industryweek.com Make Your Process Fragile http://www.industryweek.com/operations/make-your-process-fragile <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Robust processes may be appealing but a fragile process can help surface problems when they are still small and quickly fixed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/operations/make-your-process-fragile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/operations/make-your-process-fragile#comments Lean / Six-Sigma Process Improvement Product Development Operations The Latest Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:40:00 +0000 218381 at http://www.industryweek.com What's the Strategy Driving Your Innovation? http://www.industryweek.com/product-development/whats-strategy-driving-your-innovation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Here are six key questions to ask in order to create a clear market-driven new product strategy for your company's innovation efforts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/product-development/whats-strategy-driving-your-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/product-development/whats-strategy-driving-your-innovation#comments Process Improvement Product Development Innovation The Latest Mon, 11 Jan 2016 19:00:00 +0000 209281 at http://www.industryweek.com Gene Editing Tool CRISPR is Science Mag's 2015 Breakthrough http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/gene-editing-tool-crispr-science-mags-2015-breakthrough <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Science: “In two years’ time CRISPR will have brought to many diverse fields in biology the enduring level of excitement and optimism that immunotherapy has brought to cancer patients.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/gene-editing-tool-crispr-science-mags-2015-breakthrough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/gene-editing-tool-crispr-science-mags-2015-breakthrough#comments Process Improvement Emerging Technologies Innovation Technology The Latest Thu, 17 Dec 2015 21:25:00 +0000 200741 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>A digital representation of the human genome, on display at the American Museum of Natural History.</p> Mario Tama, Getty Images When It Comes to Product Development, There's No Time to Lose http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/when-it-comes-product-development-theres-no-time-lose <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Speed as a competitive advantage is a commonly quoted phrase, but how do you make it work? Google and Goodyear show you how.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/when-it-comes-product-development-theres-no-time-lose" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/when-it-comes-product-development-theres-no-time-lose#comments Lean / Six-Sigma Process Improvement Product Development Research & Development Innovation Leadership Gold The Latest Mon, 30 Nov 2015 17:25:00 +0000 191891 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>One of many lean tools employed by Goodyear in its innovation process is visual planning. Every release and every learning cycle is planned on a visual planning board, identified by a sticky note. The planning is done according to available capacity and at a weekly cadence. Any deviation from the plan is shown visibly, and all problems are resolved in regular short huddles (stand-up meetings) with all the stakeholders. Pictured here, left to right, are Goodyear associates Rachel Graves, development engineer; Juan Fernandez, senior development engineer; and John Paul Pinciotti, development engineer.</p> The Industrial Internet of Things: Secrets to Finding ROI Today http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/iot-manufacturing-challenges <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, sponsored by SAS </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/1_IoT.gif?1449093125" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-time-description"> 1 hour </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Nine out of 10 manufacturers consider the Internet of Things (IoT) critical to their future. Please join us on December 15th to learn the results of a recent IW/SAS research study and what your peers are doing today to be on the leading edge of new IoT revenue opportunities and cost-saving opportunities.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_Digital_SAS_IoTManufacturingChallenges_WNR_JR_112015 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 950pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/iot-manufacturing-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Process Improvement Maintenance Information Technology Systems Integration Supply Chain Webinars Fri, 20 Nov 2015 11:00:00 +0000 183431 at http://www.industryweek.com Call for Speakers: 2016 IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo http://www.industryweek.com/call-for-speakers-MT <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>IndustryWeek invites speakers to submit proposals for the 2016 IW Manufacturing and Technology Conference & Expo (formerly the IW Best Plants Conference).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/call-for-speakers-MT" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/call-for-speakers-MT#comments Automation Change Management Education / Training Lean / Six-Sigma Process Improvement Corporate Culture Engagement Maintenance IndustryWeek Best Plants Quality Recruiting / Retention Teamwork Robotics Finance Innovation Leadership Operations Supply Chain Technology Workforce The Latest Fri, 18 Sep 2015 16:26:00 +0000 175641 at http://www.industryweek.com Nokia Eyes Mobile Phone Comeback Through Partnership http://www.industryweek.com/information-technology/nokia-eyes-mobile-phone-comeback-through-partnership <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Just a year after selling to Microsoft for $7.2 billion, Nokia looks to get back in the game, perhaps partnering up and hitting the market with a new phone by the end of 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/information-technology/nokia-eyes-mobile-phone-comeback-through-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/information-technology/nokia-eyes-mobile-phone-comeback-through-partnership#comments Companies & Executives Process Improvement Information Technology The Latest Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:01:00 +0000 171541 at http://www.industryweek.com Sean Gallup, Getty Images How To 3-D Print a Steel Bridge http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/how-3-d-print-steel-bridge <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>'The underlying principle is very simple. We have connected an advanced welding machine to an industrial robot arm.' </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/how-3-d-print-steel-bridge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/how-3-d-print-steel-bridge#comments Process Improvement Emerging Technologies Robotics The Latest Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:44:00 +0000 169801 at http://www.industryweek.com Peter Macdiarmid, Getty Images The Internet of Things (IoT): Opportunities for Smarter Supply Chains http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/internet-things-iot-opportunities-smarter-supply-chains <div class="field-byline"> Maha Muzumdar, Vice President, Supply Chain, Products Business Group, Oracle and Margie Steele, Principal Consultant, Oracle </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Every company tries to balance and optimize their supply chain to improve profitability and better customer service. The Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling more and faster information across the supply chains for better decisions, planning and execution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/internet-things-iot-opportunities-smarter-supply-chains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/internet-things-iot-opportunities-smarter-supply-chains#comments Competitiveness Process Improvement Planning & Forecasting Growth Strategies Information Technology Supply Chain IoT The Latest Wed, 03 Jun 2015 15:55:00 +0000 168981 at http://www.industryweek.com