Category Archives for "Digital Transformation"

Model-based Definitions and Digital Masters

Ever since the introduction of the first 3D CAD systems, development departments have been pursuing the idea of replacing paper-based documentation with an entirely digital product description. Thanks to powerful visualization tools, geometric models are today also available in digital form outside of the development and engineering departments and can be used to optimize other […]

From Industry 4.0 to New Business Models

Industry 4.0 involves far more than increasing efficiency and flexibility in manufacturing through the intelligent networking of machines, systems, workpieces and IT systems. First and foremost, it involves the development of smart, connected products, which, in the view of a plant engineer, also includes the machines. And it involves the development of new, service-oriented business […]