Is the Just-in-Time Supply Chain Breakdown the Ultimate Wicked Problem?

Is the Just-in-Time Supply Chain Breakdown the Ultimate Wicked Problem?

Published on December 1, 2021
A recent opinion article in UK newspaper The Guardian describes several incidents in which a lo...

Why Are Alternative Proteins Booming?

Why Are Alternative Proteins Booming?

Published on November 22, 2021
Alternative Proteins are Reaching Critical Mass Some food for thought during this holiday seaso...

Building Trust in the Supply Chain

Building Trust in the Supply Chain

Published on November 18, 2021
Last week while getting routine maintenance for our 4×4 van, the dealership offered to buy...

Four Problems Solved by Intelligent Parts Reuse, Standardization and Sourcing

Four Problems Solved by Intelligent Parts Reuse, Standardization and Sourcing

Published on November 16, 2021
Most products are incremental improvements on a previous version. Many parts in a new product c...

Gaining Advantage in Beauty and Personal Care

Gaining Advantage in Beauty and Personal Care

Published on November 9, 2021
The Beauty and Personal Care industry is as competitive as it gets in Consumer Packaged Goods (...

Digital Transformation Strategies for 2022

Digital Transformation Strategies for 2022

Published on November 4, 2021
Digital transformation is a hot topic today. Many manufacturers were blindsided by recent exter...

How Virtual Twins Can Optimize Your Manufacturing Operations

How Virtual Twins Can Optimize Your Manufacturing Operations

Published on October 18, 2021
A Force Multiplier for Manufacturing Information Systems In military science, an operational sy...

Creating Sustainable e-Commerce Packaging-The Latest Challenge for CPG

Published on September 16, 2021
Recent research on trends in consumer packaged goods (CPG) show there is significant interest b...

Exploring the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform from the inside out: Q&A with Erik Swedberg

Exploring the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform from the inside out: Q&A with Erik Swedberg

Published on September 8, 2021
A long-term veteran of Dassault Systemès, Erik Swedberg was only four months into his new role ...

Trends to Watch in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry

Published on September 7, 2021
This blog generally examines technology and economic trends for “hard goods” industries like Tr...

Simulating the Optimal Electric Vehicle Passenger Experience

Simulating the Optimal Electric Vehicle Passenger Experience

Published on August 24, 2021
After landing my first job after college, I traded in my aging tin can of a car for something s...

One Step Closer with 5G: The Edge, The Cloud & Optimizing Manufacturing

One Step Closer with 5G: The Edge, The Cloud & Optimizing Manufacturing

Published on July 14, 2021
A year ago I wrote about the rise of Edge Computing in this space. Since then a new record has ...

How the Virtual Twin Can Extend Product Design into Product Service

How the Virtual Twin Can Extend Product Design into Product Service

Published on June 3, 2021
One by one, manufacturing companies are finding their way into the Industry 4.0 world of autono...

Four Success Factors for Adopting Model Based Systems Engineering

Four Success Factors for Adopting Model Based Systems Engineering

Published on May 24, 2021
An engineering methodology currently gaining in popularity is Model Based Systems Engineering (...

Pandemic Didn’t Stop Additive Manufacturing Growth

Pandemic Didn’t Stop Additive Manufacturing Growth

Published on April 28, 2021
Whether it was because of the pandemic or in spite of it, manufacturing technology adoption did...