Navigate the Future’s Top 10 Stories of 2018

We are just back from CES 2019 where Dassault Systèmes featured an exhibit on Citizen Life in 2030 and the ways cities, home, health, and mobility experiences will be very different 11 years from now.  In a survey of 1,000 people across North America we asked what the future has in store, and the results are in. According to Industry Week, “The Future is Closer than We Imagined.”

Looking back at 2018, similar themes resonated with our Navigate the Future readers – business leaders in North America and around the globe. Our blog stories focus on the disruptive technologies and industry trends that are driving growth for our customers across multiple industries. Here are our 10 most popular blog posts from 2018:

1. Electric Vehicle Pioneer Henrik Fisker Predicts the Future of Mobility
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Read our discussion with EV pioneer, Henrik Fisker, Chairman and CEO of Fisker Inc., who shares his prolific vision of electric vehicle designs and roadways of the future. Fisker’s insights declare a renaissance for the EV market, seeing changes across the entire automobile industry within a decade.

2. Air Taxis Emerge as The Next Aviation Disruption

Tony Velocci highlights companies leading the next aviation disruption with technological contributions towards the world’s first air taxi. From hybrid electric technologies, the IIoT, and unmanned aircraft, technologies making the air taxi possible are quickly coming together to make the future, now. Read more about the future of aviation here.

3. What’s Driving Disruption in the Auto Industry?

In another piece focusing on electric vehicle momentum, read about the rapid transformation in the automotive market and how 3DEXPERIENCE allows EV innovators to quickly adapt to market demands. The need for innovation is greater than ever, and companies have recognized the power of the platform. Read more about the future of transportation and mobility here.

4.The Digital Twin is Reshaping Manufacturing

The Digital Twin continues to play a key role in the digitalized world of manufacturing by offering manufacturers pre-production simulation and valuable insights into machine maintenance and operations, production planning, field support for equipment while reducing errors and time to market. Read more about the future of manufacturing here.

5. Human and Machine Collaboration is Defining the Workforce of the Future

Accenture_Aidan-QuilliganContributor Aidan Quilligan, global lead for Accenture’s Industry X.0 Practice, shared his insights on machine and human collaboration. Quilligan advised that AI will not replace human workers, but rather will augment their ability to perform different roles by complimenting skills. AI has the potential to change how automotive industry employees approach reinvention and innovation as teams work along-side robots to make on-the-fly adjustments to market demands and new data.

6. Artificial Intelligence is Revolutionizing Healthcare

Read about some of the life-changing innovations that AI will bring to healthcare. From Personalized Healthcarepersonalized smartphone apps, discovery of new medicines, or mass data analysis, AI will surely be a pivotal foundation for the personalized healthcare revolution. Read more about the future of life sciences here.

7Electric and Hybrid Propulsion Will Boost Aviation to its Next Golden Age

Between the development in earnest of electric and hybrid-electric propulsion, the rapidly expanding commercial applications of unmanned aerial systems, the emergence of the urban air mobility market and a nascent space tourism industry, the outlines of an industry that will look very different within the next five to 10 years is unmistakable.

8. Workforce of the Future: Discover the Next Generation of Rocket Engineers

Read about Dassault Systèmes’ collaboration with Base 11 to educate and transform high-potential, low-resource college and high school students into the STEM careers

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in high demand in today’s economy.  With a shortage of trained talent in aerospace engineering combined with a boom in the industry – especially commercial launch vehicles that rely heavily on liquid-fuel rocketry – Base 11 is embracing the opportunity to train and develop a sustainable STEM workforce that has benefited from hands-on experience and real-world training.

9. Find out why Forbes Named Dasault Systèmes to its 2018 List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies

Read why Forbes named Dassault Systèmes as one of the world’s most innovative companies of 2018 – highlighting our solutions that “power businesses in 14 industries, including Tesla, Exxon Mobil and Pfizer,” and citing a multi-year agreement with Boeing for the use of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to design and manufacture its aircraft.

Dassault Systèmes was also recognized as a Forbes Digital 100, and one of Fortune’s Future 50, highlighting the company as one of “Europe’s leading software companies, thanks in part to its 3DExperience platform and “digital twin” software.”

10. Who Doesn’t Like a Great Barbie Story?

And finally, one of our Top 10 blog posts for 2018 featured the launch of a new Robotics Engineer Barbie as part of the Barbie collection of career dolls.

 

We hope you continue to subscribe and follow our blog.  Wishing you success in 2019.

 

Sharon Rodger

Editor; Internal & Digital Communications at Dassault Systemes
Sharon Rodger is the editor of Navigate the Future and a member of the North America marketing team for Dassault Systemes, the 3DEXPERIENCE company. Sailing and ski mom to Connecticut College daughter (Go Camels!). See the ocean every day and breathe. Suggestions on great podcasts are welcome.