EXPLORING AND BUILDING TOMORROW'S ORGANIZATIONS
Future of energy: real, potential and imaginary revolutions
The technology agenda in the energy sector is increasingly set by non-industrial players. Decarbonization is high on the list. Does this mean that the future of energy is all mapped out?
The three characteristics of AI that will bring changes and challenges in HMI design
There are three characteristics of AI which need to be taken into account by HMI designers: learnability, intentionality, and augmentation.
Warehousing: safety and voice feature heavily in new AI-enabled HMI technologies
Warehouse applications of AI-enabled HMIs have reached a high level of maturity with a focus on safety and optimization by training.
Car manufacturers’ brand strategies impacted by new AI-enabled HMI technologies
AI-enabled automotive HMI technologies are maturing fast, with varying degrees of human interaction and a high impact on brand competitiveness.
AI-enabled HMI design is a hot academic trend
AI-enabled HMI design is an active academic field with implications for future consumer and industrial trends.
Products becoming increasingly complex assemblies of components
The content of the grand catalog of all components, parts, and sub-systems that can be used to build a product has followed a parallel path of growth and acceleration to that of knowledge.
Defense sector: new functional materials can be mapped and ranked by maturity and impact
The growing research on new concepts in functional materials with Defense applications can be mapped and ranked.
Mapping and ranking new functional material concepts is a Defense R&I priority
There are three situations in which Defense R&I needs to map and rank new functional materials.
The challenges presented by new Ultra High Performance Concrete applications can be overcome
Overcoming the challenges of new Ultra High Performance Concrete applications requires ultimately a new design philosophy.
Ultra-High Performance Concrete: a breakthrough with expanding applications
Ultra-High Performance Concretes can have a strong impact on the durability and sustainability of structures, with a still evolving range of applications.
Permanent fight against commoditization
In the fast-paced world of today, companies and their products are under more pressure than ever from the threat of commoditization. In fact, the threat of commoditization was a risk cited by all of the innovation managers we interviewed. They were all focused on mitigating the risk of their company being categorized as a commodity provider.
Sustainable solutions exist to replace plastics in primary packaging
Sustainable technological solutions for primary packaging can be divided into five main families.
Materials are a significant lever for reducing the CO2 emitted by automobiles
Materials are an interesting lever to contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions in the automotive industry.