Competitiveness and continuously increasing production rates fuel the need for aerospace and defence manufacturers to transform towards digital factories, utilising automation, augmented reality, IoT and analytics.
Realising the true business benefit of the Internet of Things is complex and challenging, so what have we learned so far and how can that help drive better outcomes? DXC Technology’s Claire Walker took to the mainstage to shed some light on the matter.
3D printing has been around for decades, yet it’s impact to date has been nowhere near as widespread or as world-changing as that of the internet. So, can we still describe it as revolutionary? Absolutely, says Wilfried Vancraen, CEO of Materialise.
If you’re a large or midsized manufacturer, chances are you’re already piloting new digital manufacturing technologies. As productivity pressure piles up and new solutions become available, it can be hard to know where to best focus your efforts.
In their keynote at Manufacturing Leaders’ Summit 2018, co-organisers Dassault Systemes took to the main stage to discuss the vital importance of cross-industry learnings for sustainable manufacturing.
Too often, conversations around the fourth industrial revolution focus on ‘systems’, ‘equipment’, and ‘pieces of kit’. Though every digital journey will leverage new technology, the real driver of business growth will come from your people.