Category: Innovation

Smart Factory
Industry 4.0 Innovation Manufacturing Engineering Risk Management Strategy Technology

The Smart Factory: what risks and what challenges?

What will be the risks and challenges in implementing a Smart Factory, a structure capable of adapting autonomously to market needs, to the production volumes variations and to the mass personalization? The technological evolution within our production systems, also known as Industry 4.0, will lead to a new way of producing goods, more automated and…

benefits form 3d printing
Additive Manufacturing Industry 4.0 Innovation Manufacturing Engineering Strategy Technology

How to get benefits from 3D Printing in a production site?

If you are an industrial engineer or you work in a factory, you may have wondered: How to get benefits from 3D Printing in a production site? Although 3D Printing has been formerly invented in 1982 and it is considered a well-established technology, yet it is still not very used at its full potential. In…

culture is the main driver to innovate
Innovation Strategy

Culture is the main driver to innovate

Why is culture the main driver to innovate? People and organizations are creatures of habit, and changing habits is much harder than changing structures or systems. For this reason, it is important to aknowledge that culture is the main driver to innovate.   “That’s why a man’s fortunes may change: because the times change, but…