Rapid + TCT 2019

Only the wheels on this car were 3D printed here at the Rapid+TCT 2019 trade show.

Digital Manufacturing is NOT 3D Printing

A recently client called to ask about the useful life of Digital Manufacturing equipment. Once I saw the make and models of the assets, it was clear what the client meant was 3D printing (or “Additive Manufacturing”) equipment. Dean Bartles, the ASME’s New Technology Advisor, stated clearly in the ASME journal: “Some people think Digital…

Decision-making with Bad Data

A recent short article called “DATA GARBAGE IN”, the Harvard Business Review  exposed just how surprisingly bad the data  we rely on for analytics is. Seventy-five managers were tasked with evaluating 100 records that they has used to make a past analysis. The retrospective found found only 3% of the record data acceptable and 47% unusable. …

An Asset Management System with the ‘Right Stuff’

Aug 20, 2018     Micor Analytics finished the inventory, tagging, and data collection portion of the a multi-site graphics and data production facility for an enterprise wide, asset management system soon to be deployed.  The assets included advanced technology, enterprise computing, and production process assets, as well as office furniture and fixtures. Assets were tagged with…