- The trend of manufacturers replacing human labor with machines isn’t restricted to the West.
- As they adapt to the shifting geography of sales and technological disruption, the companies that provide auto parts, components, and systems must reevaluate their product portfolios.
- The world’s largest innovators are shifting the focus of their R&D investments from products to programming. See also “How Non-Tech Companies Are Joining the Software Revolution — in Pictures."
- October 6, 2016 by Matt PalmquistWith manufacturing put into the hands of small firms and even consumers, traditional value chains may no longer be as advantageous.
- September 13, 2016 by Michele WuckerThe circular economy starts with the first meal of the day.
- September 7, 2016 by Daniel GrossIf U.S. manufacturers were willing and able to fill the many open positions, employment in that sector would come back naturally.
- July 26, 2016 by Daniel GrossAlthough fewer people are working at factories in America, output has been rising.
- July 6, 2016 by Daniel GrossToday's SUV is as fuel-efficient as yesterday's small sedan, but you'd never know it by reading conventional business narratives.
- Global businesses are about to integrate their operations into a seamless digital whole, and thereby change the world.
- March 9, 2016 by Jeffrey E. GartenIntel’s Andy Grove pioneered high-stakes, high-speed, high-tech manufacturing — and breathed life into Moore’s Law.
- February 9, 2016 by Daniel GrossThe manufacturing chief describes how an industrial powerhouse founded in the 19th century is using software, sensors, and savvy to create a digital manufacturer that can thrive in the 21st century.
- November 30, 2015 by Marcus EhrhardtThe way medicine is manufactured is about to be radically transformed.
- The only sustainable way to capture new opportunities is to remain true to what your company does best.
- August 10, 2015 by Jeffrey RothfederHonda’s practice of learning from errors had to change when failure became deadly.
- Before industrial companies sell assets, they must understand the motivations of the full array of potential buyers, especially those emerging in the East.
- August 6, 2015 by Matt PalmquistWhen their profit goals differ, fiercely competitive firms may decide to collaborate with each other on complementary offerings.
- August 3, 2015 by Ram CharanMany business leaders need to improve their perceptual acuity. Here’s how you can develop the ability to look around corners — and become a catalyst for change.
- July 23, 2015 by Matt PalmquistProduct returns are typically seen as a necessary headache and a cost drain. But companies can use their return policies to enhance customer loyalty and increase profits.
- July 16, 2015 by Matt PalmquistOnline consumer reviews of new products are more than just word of mouth — they also can provide companies with early (and free) advice on how to improve products.
- June 24, 2015 by Sally HelgesenPope Francis’s efforts to transform the Catholic Church show how those at the top can grapple with a bureaucracy while exemplifying spiritual leadership.
- Developing countries need national strategies to protect their digital assets and bolster their economic growth.
- Five ways automakers can design for safety and profitability.
- When companies “share the shelf,” everyone wins.
- Customers always come first for this Chinese appliance maker — even as it continually reinvents itself and expands around the world.
- April 23, 2015 by Matt PalmquistConventional wisdom suggests that delays during the new product development cycle can hinder a project, or even kill it entirely. It’s time to rethink this narrow outlook.
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