Learn from today’s leading experts in design, sourcing, cost engineering, and executive management how they get the insights they need to decide how to make it and where to make it.
February 26, 2024
The Digital Thread Makes Supply Chain Sustainable
Andrea Aranguren | CEO, MineHub
Digitization makes it possible to analyze carbon footprint across the supply chain. So why are only 50% of manufacturers ready with a digital thread?
February 14, 2024
What is DFMA?
Terry Hammer | Vice President of Engineering, Dana Light Vehicle Systems
Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA) combines best practices in Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA) to produce a working product at the right cost.
February 1, 2024
Peter Zeihan: Is it the End of the World for Manufacturing?
Peter Zeihan | Bestselling Author of "The End of the World Is Just the Beginning"
Peter Zeihan brings a unique perspective on how geopolitical risks are re-shaping the world economy, and what that means for global manufacturing.
January 22, 2024
Alstom Aligns Cost and Design with aPriori
Vincent Bigot | Director of Design to Cost, Alstom
Continuous improvements come from linking design, cost engineering, and procurement together in one bulletproof system that gets cost and carbon insights from 3D design.
January 12, 2024
Digital Twinning in Manufacturing is Winning
Stephanie Feraday | CEO, aPriori
For companies to win with digital transformation, they must expand digital twins to include digital process twins and digital factory twins. aPriori's CEO offers a case study in success with digital twinning.
January 5, 2024
AI and Process Digitization
Michael Lynch | CEO, Praxie
Artificial Intelligence can’t be used for profit until your core manufacturing processes are digitized and made available to deep learning.
December 14, 2023
AI-Powered Product Design
Dale Bertrand | CEO, Fire&Spark
AI pioneer and Electrical Engineer Dale Bertrand explains Generative vs Predictive Artificial Intelligence, and predicts the impact on product design.
November 2, 2023
What’s the Cost of Sustainability?
Nickolas Meyer | CEO, ecoinvent
ecoinvent gives manufacturers the data to know if they're sustainable. aPriori uses that data to give advanced insights on cost and carbon, as early as the design stage.
October 5, 2023
What is Cost Engineering?
Jerry Collins | Founder, Society of Cost Engineers
The hardest part of the job for a cost engineer is not calculating costs -- it's bringing cost insights into the product design process.
September 20, 2023
Barriers to Change in Engineering
Mark Rushton | Senior Product Marketing Manager, aPriori
Barriers to change stop engineers from innovating. New technology can help change management.
August 24, 2023
Procurement Software to Reduce Cost and Carbon
Arnold Chatelain | Transformation Program Director, Signify
A forward-looking procurement strategy means bringing sustainability into the first steps of the procurement process.