• Automotive

    Is the market ready for fully autonomous vehicles?

    Autonomous vehicles are already in use in industrial fleets, in highly controlled environments. When it comes to consumer vehicles, the ground is still getting ready. From automakers to technology giants, 19 companies are working to launch autonomous or driverless cars on the road by 2020.1 According to a study published by McKi...

    By Thomas Kramer 11 Oct 2016

  • Zero defects – The new norm!

    “Manufacturing defects are a huge issue for the industry. In some cases, 50% of production can end up as scrap because of defects, while in some complex manufacturing lines the rate of scrap can be as high as 90%,” explains Odd Myklebust, the IFACOM coordinator at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondhe...

    By Vijayanand R 20 Sep 2016

  • Product Engineering: Those Extra Miles to Consumer Safety

    After the aftermath of Note 7 debacle, experts are discussing on what could have gone wrong with a product that was feature rich and boasted of best display? Let’s deep dive in to today’s product engineering landscape....

    By Jayachandran R 18 Sep 2016

  • Strategic Outsourcing for Greater Benefits

    Since 2011, the US military budget has been shrinking. At the same time, the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) sector witnessed a surge in global passenger traffic and demand for new aircraft due to environmental concerns.1 This led to an increase in demand for the commercial aviation sector. In the next 20 years, the demand acros...

    By Harpreet Wasan 09 Sep 2016