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How 3D printing is spurring revolutionary advances in manufacturing and design

3D Printing

How Volvo Reinvented Itself Through Hiring

Many legacy companies would like to transform themselves into agile, talent-first organizations. But when some CEOs in this position look at the people they employ, they discover a problem: a swath of their existing team doesn’t have the necessary skills or metabolism for change to meet the new …

Volvo

The Reinvention of NASA

NASA today is a very different beast from the NASA of the 1960s. Though many would call that decade NASA’s golden age, we’d argue that NASA’s innovation and influence is even greater today.<p>Since the Apollo program, NASA has faced funding cuts, competition from other nations for space leadership, …

Agile at Scale

By now most business leaders are familiar with agile innovation teams. These small, entrepreneurial groups are designed to stay close to customers and adapt quickly to changing conditions. When implemented correctly, they almost always result in higher team productivity and morale, faster time to …

A Better, Fairer Approach to Layoffs

Two great forces are transforming the very nature of work: automation and ever fiercer global competition. To keep up, many organizations have had to rethink their workforce strategies, often making changes that are disruptive and painful. Typically, they turn to episodic restructuring and routine …

Decoding Resistance to Change

When change initiatives run aground—as they so often do—change agents can be quick to point a finger at the people who never got on board. The assumption is that they resisted a perfectly logical move, so it fell apart.<p>However, blaming resisters not only is pointless but can actually lead to …

Human Due Diligence

The strategic logic of Bank One’s 1998 acquisition of First Chicago NBD was clear. According to the <i>Cincinnati Post,</i> the deal would make the Columbus, Ohio–based acquirer, then the United States’ eighth-largest bank, “the dominant bank in the Midwest,” ensuring its survival in a rapidly …

Watch Out, Corporate Learning: Here Comes Disruption

The corporate training market, which is over $130 billion in size, is about to be disrupted. Companies are starting to move away from their Learning Management Systems (LMS), buy all sorts of new tools for digital learning, and rebuild a whole new infrastructure to help employees learn. And the …

Innovation

How Blockchain Could Help Emerging Markets Leap Ahead

Much has been made of the potential for blockchain technologies to open up new vistas for business and society. But is there a way for this revolutionary technology to empower the rich and poor alike? We argue that, like previous revolutionary ideas, blockchain has the potential to help developing …

The Promise of Blockchain Is a World Without Middlemen

The blockchain is a revolution that builds on another technical revolution so old that only the more experienced among us remember it: the invention of the database. First created at IBM in 1970, the importance of these relational databases to our everyday lives today cannot be overstated. …

GE, Adidas, and Others to Pour $200 Million Into Hot 3D Printing Start-Up Carbon

Watch out, 3D Systems and Stratasys: This Silicon Valley-based 3D printing company has now raised $422 million and is reportedly valued at a whopping …

Venture Capital

Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully tests 3D printed AR1 engine in bid to replace current RD-180

222shares<p>Aerojet Rocketdyne has reported two significant milestones have been reached in the development of the 3D printed AR1 rocket engine. …

Yale journal looks at impact of 3D printing on health and environment

A special edition of the “Journal of Industrial Ecology,” a peer-reviewed scientific journal produced by the Center for Industrial Ecology (CIE) at …

3D Printing

China state Action Plan aims to make 3D printing worth $3 billion by 2020

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has drawn up a set of guidelines for its Additive Manufacturing Industry Development …

China

Trends in Additive Manufacturing for end-use production with Autodesk

174shares<p><i>3D Printing Industry is taking an in depth look at how additive manufacturing is moving to production. Over the coming weeks the results of</i> …

Manufacturing

Google artificial intelligence creates its own AI ‘child’

Google’s AutoML artificial intelligence (AI) system has created its own “fully-functional AI child” that’s capable of outperforming its human-made …

Dutch designers convert algae into bioplastic for 3D printing

Dutch designers Eric Klarenbeek and Maartje Dros have developed a bioplastic made from algae, which they believe could completely replace synthetic …

Accelerating Impact: Exploring Best Practices, Challenges, and Innovations in Impact Enterprise Acceleration

February 1, 2015<p>The world faces tremendous social and environmental problems. Despite global economic growth, 1.2 billion people still live in …

Skill, re-skill and re-skill again. How to keep up with the future of work

The jobs market is well into the 21st century. So why isn’t our education system?<p>Today’s jobs are vastly different than they were a generation ago. …

OECD say 3D printing will replace traditional machining within 10 years

shares<p>The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has highlighted the potential environmental impact of 3D printing in its …

3D Printing

An Epiphany Of Disruption: GE Additive Chief Explains How 3D Printing Will Upend Manufacturing

Jet engines are large and complicated machines. But sometimes surprisingly small parts can make a big difference in how they work.A decade ago, …

Engines

The Difference Between Makers and Manufacturers - MIT Technology Review

It’s not surprising that 3-D printing has captured the imagination of so many technologists. Create a digital design file or download one from …

Manufacturing

The 3-D Printer That Could Finally Change Manufacturing - MIT Technology Review

It’s less than two months before his company’s initial product launch, and CEO Ric Fulop is excitedly showing off rows of stripped-down 3-D printers, …

3D

Production

Metal 3D printing at scale<p>Introducing the Production system–the first metal 3D printing system for mass production. Arriving in 2019, the Production …

3D Printing

BMW 3D prints new thumbs for factory workers

German car manufacturer BMW has turned to 3D printing to physically augment its car-plant workers, giving them stronger, augmented thumbs.<p>The 3D-printed apparel acts like support brackets for the workers’ thumbs, reducing strain and helping them to fit certain parts into the cars more easily.<p>Each …

The First 3D-Printed Supercar | Forbes

3D Printing: Titanium, Carbon Fiber, & The One:1 - /INSIDE KOENIGSEGG

Introducing The Metal X – A Breakthrough In Metal 3D Printing