The world is changing faster than ever. We're getting ahead of it now.
To predict the future (correctly) and create processes based on those predictions, would mean exposing ourselves to risks if we predict incorrectly. This is the reason we’ve adopted an agile mentality.
One of the purposes of agile is to be comfortable with the unknown by setting general goals and visions instead of finite processes. This divides projects into smaller chunks, and if the future as we originally predicted changes, we are able to adjust the scope of our projects accordingly.
We'll take a look at what it means to plan for multiple futures in an upcoming blog post.
We are dedicated to improving our customers' experiences. We want to view our customers as long-term partners in manufacturing by becoming more involved in design, production and planning goals.
Using our business to influence positive change in the world. This could be through progressive hiring practices, community involvement, environmental protection or something we haven't yet explored.
Encouraging innovation within our company, within our industry and with our partners. Our goal is to encourage innovation that improves the lives of everyone, and allows good ideas to flourish.
The manufacturing industry has seen 3 industrial revolutions take place across many centuries, and we are currently in the midst of a fourth. The industry describes this fundamental shift in mentality by many names; Industry 4.0, smart factories, connected manufacturing etc... but do we really understand what it means?
We will take an objective look at the phenomenon and try to unpack the difference between buzzwords and actionable business practices in an upcoming blog post.