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    February 27, 2018

    Augmented Reality in Manufacturing is Ready for Its Closeup

    How would you describe you or your company when it comes to technology?

    Photo courtesy of DHL

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    February 13, 2018

    6 Questions to Assess Your Company's IoT Readiness

    I don’t know if it’s the time of year or what but my emailbox and Twitter feeds are suddenly filled with stories about the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT or Industrial Internet) and what that means to manufacturing as we know it.

     

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    February 01, 2018

    How to Create a Supply Chain Innovation Strategy [Infographic]

    Last year we wrote about preparing your company for the supply chain disruptors described in one white paper as a "tsunami of new technology." 

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    November 30, 2017

    Which Type of 3D Printing Should I Use?

    Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, is generating significant disruption in the manufacturing industry. It’s easy to understand why. The methods used in additive manufacturing are significantly cheaper and less time consuming than traditional manufacturing. In a recent interview with 3D Printing Industry, an online journal, Daan...

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    November 14, 2017

    Manufacturing, Innovation and Artificial Intelligence: 3 TED Talks

    Today we're sharing three TED talks presented earlier this year on the topics of manufacturing, innovation and artificial intelligence and how the fields can — and must — coexist. As fans of TED talks, we know that you might hear things that challenge your views one minute and affirm them the next. The best advice is to watch and listen with an...

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    June 12, 2017

    5 Technological Innovation Stories You Might Have Missed

    When you write for a living, it also means you read — a lot. It's my job to stay informed about manufacturing, specific capabilities, supply chain, logistics and other topics like robotics, the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) that fall under the technological innovation umbrella.

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    June 09, 2017

    How IoT is Creating Logistics and Supply Chain Efficiency

    Consumers are a demanding bunch. They want what they want and they want it now! They also want to know where their product is at all times. Think about it: If you can implant a chip in a dog and know where it is when it runs off, why can't you do the same thing with a load of product on a ship, train or truck? Or even a specific product on a...

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    March 23, 2017

    A Podcast Round Up | Advanced Manufacturing, Supply Chain + Innovation

    Are you a fan of podcasts? I am. I love hearing experts share the who/what/where/when/how of their field. I've always heard that you learn something new every day. With podcasts, that's certainly true. 

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    December 08, 2016

    Top Internet of Things Blogs to Bookmark for 2017

    The other day a colleague and I sat down with one of the engineers in our office to talk about the Internet of Things (IoT). While we talked, he sketched the picture above. It's one of those things that made sense at the time. It's good for a chuckle, right? 

    The IoT is one of those topics that can be tough to pin down. Developments in IoT move...

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