More Manufacturing

  • November 22, 2011

    A Better Way to Battle Malware

    by Tim Laseter and Eric Johnson
    Emulating the methods used to transform production quality could clean up the Internet — and might even pay for itself.
  • August 23, 2011

    A Strategist’s Guide to Digital Fabrication

    by Tom Igoe and Catarina Mota
    Rapid advances in manufacturing technology point the way toward a decentralized, more customer-centric “maker” culture. Here are the changes to consider before this innovation takes hold.
  • August 23, 2011

    Manufacturing’s Wake-Up Call

    by Arvind Kaushal, Thomas Mayor, and Patricia Riedl
    A new study shows how the decisions made today by goods producers and policymakers will shape U.S. competitiveness tomorrow.
  • August 23, 2011

    Is the U.S. Auto Industry Ready for Growth?

    by Brian Collie, Scott Corwin, and Patrick Mulcahy
    The outlook for manufacturers and suppliers may be bullish, but a new survey shows that industry executives see big challenges ahead.
  • May 24, 2011

    The Thought Leader Interview: Henry Chesbrough

    by Rob Norton
    To escape the commodity trap — and to compete effectively in a knowledge-based economy — business leaders of all kinds need to reinvent themselves as innovators in services.
  • May 2, 2011

    Service Operations as a Secret Weapon

    by Harry Hawkes, Curt Bailey, and Patricia Riedl
    Effectively managing service operations is crucial to controlling labor costs and improving customer satisfaction. By addressing six drivers of performance, executives can go a step further — turning their service operations into a key source of competitive advantage.
  • April 26, 2011

    Is the U.S. Auto Industry Ready for Economic Recovery?

    by Scott Corwin, Brian Collie, and Patrick Mulcahy
    A new survey of U.S.-based automotive executives shows they are optimistic about their own companies — but pessimistic about the auto industry’s prospects at large.