Category Archive: Continuous Improvement

Jun 21 2017

ASK THE EXPERT: Dassault Systemes’ Fred Thomas on Embracing Digital Continuity

What is Digital Continuity, and how does it support the manufacturing operations management process? How do companies with disparate, legacy systems adapt to the speed in which they have to respond, on a global scale, to the changing needs of their customers? If the concept of a ‘single source of truth’, a unified environment integrating all …

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Jun 07 2017

Collaborative robots are making automation possible for SMEs (Part 2)

This is the second of a 2-part series addressing the impact of adopting collaborative robots in the SME manufacturing environment.  Previously, we saw that collaborative robots (cobots) were innovative robots that could collaborate with workers in a shared workspace, instead of being confined behind fences. We also discovered that they were a good fit for …

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May 24 2017

INTEGRATED ORGANIZATIONS: Working as one improves industrial-equipment makers’ competitiveness

With increasingly sophisticated products, supply chains and customer expectations, industrial-equipment manufacturers are experiencing intense pressure to deliver. Compass spoke with Cambashi founder Mike Evans about strategies to manage the industry’s growing complexity. COMPASS:  What challenges are industrial-equipment makers facing? MIKE EVANS:  Machine builders must accelerate time-to-market of new machines while reducing costs and ensuring greater safety and reliability. They must also comply with strict standards and stringent regulations. Customers also demand that today’s machines do more than ever …

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Sep 30 2016

Can the Fourth Industrial Revolution succeed without 100% reliable technical data?

Just how accurate does data need to be in order to make the Fourth Industrial Revolution effective?

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Aug 02 2016

The 4th Industrial Revolution and the human touch: Why we need people in the loop

Is the driverless factory in our future? Three reasons why growing manufacturing complexity will keep humans in the loop for a long time to come.

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