Many other industries have embraced technology to advance their businesses. Forbes said, "To match more competitive and efficient industries, the hardware community must invest in software-driven solutions that reconfigure the manufacturing process from start-to-finish in order to give time back to hardware design and production teams." Automation is a huge part of this process, and can help manufacturing copmanies be way more efficient!
Hardware companies produce astounding innovations every day — powerful smartphones, self-piloting drones, personal aircraft, autonomous vehicles, even rockets! — that offer the illusion of next-generation manufacturing. But the truth is far different. While 3-D printing has enabled rapid prototyping and spurred innovation, the real business of manufacturing relies on decades-old processes of spreadsheets, late-night phone calls and too much hand wringing. Like financial services, retail, travel and countless other industries before it, manufacturing needs its tech moment. Read More