Digital Manufacturing, Disruption, and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Digital manufacturing is an integrated, computer-based approach to manufacturing that spans the entire product life cycle. By using digital technologies like Internet of Things (IoT), manufacturers can connect disparate systems and create business value. Yet the exchange of information between digital design and physical manufacturing can also disrupt established ways of doing business. In Three [...]

By | July 30th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ISO 9001:2015: Risk-Based Thinking vs. Preventive Action

ISO 9001:2015 uses the phrase “risk-based approach” instead of “preventive action”. For organizations that want to comply with this ISO standard, does taking a “risk-based approach” require something more than using new terminology? What does risk-based thinking mean anyway? Just as importantly, what do a supplier’s attempts to adopt risk-based thinking mean for you? What [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments