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About the 7 transformations by which industrial companies can become factories of the future
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3ders.org - 3D printer and 3D printing news, trends and resources.

3ders.org - 3D printer and 3D printing news, trends and resources. | Made Different | Scoop.it
3ders.org provide in-depth information about 3D Printing, rapid prototyping, rapid manufacturing, 3D Printers, 3D software, 3D services, 3D designers, 3ders, 3D printer price, 3D printer price compare, 3d printer price comparison (RT @balteee
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Big Data and Real-Time Scoring with ADAPA and UPPI

Big Data and Real-Time Scoring with ADAPA and UPPI | Made Different | Scoop.it
The world's best thinkers on business intelligence & data analytics. Home · About Us & Contact · Post Here · Hot · Analytics · Social Media Analytics · Text Analytics · Sentiment Analytics · Predictive Analytics · Modeling · Web ...

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All the World’s a Game, and Business Is a Player

All the World’s a Game, and Business Is a Player | Made Different | Scoop.it
Many businesses are using gamification to try to get people hooked on their products and services — and it is working, thanks to smartphones and the Internet.

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hayden tay's curator insight, December 23, 2012 10:00 PM

Gamification is another brilliant marketing strategy for business in today's society. Rewards and prizes are alittle incentives that motivate customers and attracts them to your services/products.

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Billionaire Peter Thiel invests in the development of 3D printed meat

Billionaire Peter Thiel invests in the development of 3D printed meat | Made Different | Scoop.it
The prospect of lab-grown meat has intrigued both vegetarians and environmentalists for years.

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The World’s First 3D Printed Building

The World’s First 3D Printed Building | Made Different | Scoop.it
In a small shed on an industrial park near Pisa is a machine that can print buildings. The machine itself looks like a prototype for the automotive industry. Four columns independently support a fr...

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Watch Your Back, Hasbro, 3D-Printed Games Have Arrived | Wired Design | Wired.com

Watch Your Back, Hasbro, 3D-Printed Games Have Arrived | Wired Design | Wired.com | Made Different | Scoop.it
Ill Gotten Games is turning your Makerbot into a Santa Claus machine with Pocket Tactics, the first open source miniatures game designed to be manufactured on a 3-D printer.

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How Social Media Is Changing The Enterprise and Politics - Forbes

How Social Media Is Changing The Enterprise and Politics - Forbes | Made Different | Scoop.it
The social media revolution is about to become a lot more important. Here's why.

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Origami-inspired Prototyping

Origami-inspired Prototyping | Made Different | Scoop.it

Laser machine tools can help speed product development cycles for a range of materials.  As product lifecycles shrink, there is increasing pressure on research and engineering personnel to speed the new product development cycle. A variety of technologies, from traditional CNC machining to waterjets and 3D printing, are now widely employed to enable the quick creation of 3D prototype parts directly from computer-aided design (CAD) files


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20 Game-Changing Technology Trends That Will Create Both Disruption and Opportunity on a Global Level | Flash Foresights from Daniel Burrus | Big Think

20 Game-Changing Technology Trends That Will Create Both Disruption and Opportunity on a Global Level | Flash Foresights from Daniel Burrus | Big Think | Made Different | Scoop.it

No matter what industry you’re in, your company can’t survive without technology. And these days, even non-technical employees know that technology goes way beyond desktop computers and networks. From smart phones and tablet computers to mobile apps and cloud-based technology, there’s a plethora of technological advancements to not only keep track of, but also to profit from. To stay competitive, your organization needs to anticipate the most significant technology trends that are shaping your business and then develop innovative ways to use them to your advantage, both inside and outside of your organization. Remember, if it can be done, it will be done. If you don’t use these technologies to create a competitive advantage, someone else will.


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What the Next-Gen Workforce Really Wants - Manufacturing Executive Community

Is the next-generation workforce really so different than current workers when it comes to what they value and expect from a job? Yes and no, according to a recent survey of 1,726 university students and current workers representing three generations (Millennials, Gen-X, and Baby Boomers.) .....


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Social Media for Manufacturers: An Important Marketing Tool - Manufacturing Innovation Blog

Social Media for Manufacturers: An Important Marketing Tool - Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Made Different | Scoop.it

Technology has changed the way we make purchasing decisions. Between the computers at our offices, laptops at our homes and cell phones in our pockets, the Internet is always just one click away. Whether a businessman is searching for new suppliers or someone is looking to buy a gift for a friend, the web has become everyone’s go-to partner for obtaining information.,,,


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Companies See High-Tech Factories as Fonts of Ideas

Companies See High-Tech Factories as Fonts of Ideas | Made Different | Scoop.it
Companies that keep their research and manufacturing employees close together, where they can share information, might be more innovative than other businesses.

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, December 15, 2012 3:18 PM

Manufacturing drives Innovation.  A fact that has been lost in the off-shoring of whole industires just for the purposes of low cost labor.  The good news is the Re-shoring of US manufacturing is finally on the road back HOME.

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, December 15, 2012 3:18 PM

Manufacturing drives Innovation.  A fact that has been lost in the off-shoring of whole industires just for the purposes of low cost labor.  The good news is the Re-shoring of US manufacturing is finally on the road back HOME.

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Reshoring Summit - Bringing Manufacturing Back to the US

Reshoring Summit - Bringing Manufacturing Back to the US | Made Different | Scoop.it

Join manufacturers and their suppliers, government agencies, key associations, bottom-line analysts and site selection specialists so you can: • Obtain the in-depth analysis critical to making your reshoring business case • Absorb lessons learned from first movers who successfully reshored • Network and strengthen ties to improve your bottom line


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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, December 18, 2012 5:54 PM

This has to be one of top priorities and include a significant focus on workforce preparedness and STEM education in K-12

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How Social Media Monitoring Reveals Industry Trends « Radian6 - Social media monitoring tools, social media engagement software and social CRM and marketing from the industry leader in social analy...

How Social Media Monitoring Reveals Industry Trends « Radian6 - Social media monitoring tools, social media engagement software and social CRM and marketing from the industry leader in social analy... | Made Different | Scoop.it
Like any great social media plan, listening is a preliminary stepping stone. I’m interested specifically in what conversations are being had about the travel industry as it pertains to social media....

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Real Business - Five business trends that will change our lives in 2013

Real Business - Five business trends that will change our lives in 2013 | Made Different | Scoop.it
Now that the new year is on our doorstep, it's time to look at the trends of 2013 every business, entrepreneur, investor or consumer needs to know about.

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This 3D-printed robot walks, shoots, and transforms like an Autobot

This 3D-printed robot walks, shoots, and transforms like an Autobot | Made Different | Scoop.it
Brave Robotics has successfully created a fully functioning, 3D-printed transformer robot that's considerably more sophisticated than other attempts we've seen. The black and yellow...

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3D Printing Initiative For Primary Schools

3D Printing Initiative For Primary Schools | Made Different | Scoop.it
Loughborough University in the UK has launched an initiative aiming primary school children involvement in engineering in the early age through 3d printing.

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Chocolate Printing | Choc Edge

Chocolate Printing | Choc Edge | Made Different | Scoop.it

choc edge...3D printing chocolate, melt in your mouth not in the printer!


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Executive Interview Series – Fried Vancraen

Executive Interview Series – Fried Vancraen | Made Different | Scoop.it
3D Printing Industry's Rachel Park interviewed Fried Vancraen, CEO, Materialise for another Executive Interview Series

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MIT-PIE - Production in the INNOVATION ECONOMY Project

Production in the Innovation Economy (PIE) seeks to analyze the state of production in the United States and to propose new routes from innovation through manufacturing to jobs and growth.

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When It Comes To Innovation, It's Time To Think Globally

When It Comes To Innovation, It's Time To Think Globally | Made Different | Scoop.it
How firms innovate needs to change. The increasing diversity and dispersion of knowledge, the growth of new markets, and the emergence of new competitors require a global and integrated approach to innovation.

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NEW TECHNOLOGY (AMAZING VIDEO)

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, December 24, 2012 9:29 PM

This is just an amazing piece of machinery & engineering!

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Foldify, An iPad App to Create, Print & Fold 3D Figures

Foldify, An iPad App to Create, Print & Fold 3D Figures | Made Different | Scoop.it
Foldify is an iPad app designed by Poland-based Pixle to create, print and fold 3D figures. Foldify is available now at iTunes. You can see Foldify in action in this video. …You don’t n... (Oh Wow!
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New Hampshire Lean Manufacturing | New Hampshire MEP | Lean Training | Six Sigma

New Hampshire Lean Manufacturing | New Hampshire MEP | Lean Training | Six Sigma | Made Different | Scoop.it
New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership: Lean Manufacturing, Lean Training, Supply Chain Management, Continual Process Improvements, Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen, Lean Six Sigma, Lean 6 Sigma, Lean Certificate, Workforce Training, ISO...

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, December 12, 2012 3:03 PM

Outstanding program in NH promoting manufacturing.  Many programs offered to all of NH's 80 school districts to help students, parents and educators become aware of the outstanding careers available in Manufacturing.  Also promotes strong collaboration between NH industry, community colleges and undergraduate colleges.

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Back-Shoring, Off-Shoring

Back-Shoring, Off-Shoring | Made Different | Scoop.it
Back-Shoring vs. Off-Shoring. Where to go for your manufacturing?

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