iBASEt, Inc. CEO, Ladeira Poonian, was named Outstanding Private Technology Company CEO at the OCTANe High tech Innovation Awards ceremony hosted at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, CA. The award winners and finalists were chosen from over 80 companies in the Orange County area. Press release link can be seen here http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQrDG.
Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For 2016 Define The Future of Manufacturing. Gartner predicts that algorithms will have a galvanizing effect across and within enterprises and implies this will extend to value chains, defining the future of business from an interconnection and relationship standpoint. Algorithms will increasingly be used for automating background tasks that are completed by smart machines
Bottom Line: Medical device manufacturers face a myriad of challenging constraints, costs and compliance requirements. At the center of what makes any medical device manufacturer competitive is the ability to make quality a foundation of every sourcing, procurement, production and service process. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vI8Zs
Bottom line: Mobility is forcing manufacturers to compete in their prospects’ and customers’ timeframes while delivering greater value in less time than before. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vI8ZU
Bottom line: All manufacturers are on a quality management journey with many progressing quicker than their competitors, attaining more in just a few years than their competitors attain in a lifetime. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vI8Ij
Bottom line: Big data is providing supplier networks with greater data accuracy, clarity, and insights, leading to more contextual intelligence shared across supply chains.http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vI8IN
68% of respondents are forecasting their spending on additive manufacturing will increase in 2015. Accelerating new product development and the ability to offer customized or limited-run products are the leading 3D printing priorities today.
These and other insights are from an extensive survey of 3D printing adoption published today by Sculpteo titled The State of 3D Printing (26 pp., opt-in).
Bottom line: Digital manufacturing strategies are gaining ground as manufacturers adopt big data and analytics to improve operational effectiveness, time-to-market, new product development and increase product quality and reliability. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vI8Kr
Bottom line: Wearables are redeeming themselves by embracing a more service-oriented strategy that seeks to deliver manufacturing intelligence from the shop floor to the top floor. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vI8Kk
Our latest blog post assesses a recently published McKinsey & Company study, How Big Data Can Improve Manufacturing. We've looked at how big data is forever changing manufacturing, making it more transparent and responsive to customers.