3D Printing: Innovate, Design, Revolutionize
3D printing is changing the manufacturing industry – every day new 3D printed objects, devices and tools are replacing traditionally crafted parts, in some cases making manufacturing cheaper, faster and easier than ever before. That is only half of the story, and focusing on those products alone misses the real point of the revolution. The secrecy of yesterday's insolated IP practices has given way to a new model that pulls in fresh ideas and finds thought leaders across the world, across industries and across competing markets — a global exchange from the masses to the enterprise: a global crowdsourcing innovation system. Read Now!
The 3-D Future of Manufacturing
3-D printing has the potential to revolutionize the way we make almost everything. The technology is here, developing fast and looks set to leap from the labs and niche industries onto the wider market. Within the next decade, additive manufacturing could replace our complicated global supply chain with a new economy based on a high-tech system of local, connected suppliers. Being at the forefront of the growing print-on-demand market is key. In this free IndustryWeek guide learn what the future holds for manufacturing and the revolution that is 3-D Printing. Register now. Learn More!
Grow and Innovate Through Enterprise Resource Planning
Today, success can be defined by an ability to adapt to change -- not once a year, but as it happens. You must look at your business constantly and identify what is necessary to support transformation. In this free IndustryWeek guide, learn how enterprise resource planning (ERP) can help, how manufacturers can prepare for an ERP adoption, and how companies can create a flexible technology roadmap that continuously aligns with your business processes. Learn More!
Are You Outsourcing the Right Way?
Outsourcing is a key piece in the strategy of many leading companies, and the benefits of properly conceived and managed outsourcing relationships have been well documented. In this IndustryWeek guide you'll learn how to successfully manage and optimize outsourcing relationships, as well as 10 practical insights for assessing the opportunity to outsource, selecting a provider, and transitioning the delivery of services. Read the free IndustryWeek guide!
Secret #1 About Big Data: It Doesn't Need to Be Expensive
Over the years, millions of dollars' worth of investment in data warehouse and business intelligence tools have failed to deliver as promised. As a result, there is a growing demand among businesses for initiating smaller pilots in a test-and-learn environment. Learn about this secret and other Big Data truths in this free guide. Learn More!
To a Lean Operation, Downtime Is Costly. Learn to Avoid It.
Idle lines do not add value. Restarting production after unplanned downtime takes a lot of effort. To avoid this waste, strategies to eliminate unplanned downtime are critical for a Lean operation. In this free IndustryWeek guide, learn how manufacturers are preventing critical application outages from stopping production. Learn More!