Success – from Design to Manufacturing – Requires Collaboration

It’s easy to forget that the things we use every day like the coffee maker, TV, and car, all started as an idea that was brought to life through design. A concept created a picture, which was transformed into a…

What govies can expect at Autodesk University 2018

Autodesk University (AU) 2018 is fast approaching. This year AU will connect 10,000 professionals from AEC, manufacturing, and more, over four days of learning, networking, and knowledge sharing from November 13-15 in Las Vegas, NV. If you haven’t secured your…

NASA looks to build habitats on other planets using 3D printing

“If you build it, he will come”. If humans are destined to visit and colonize Mars, we’re going to need somewhere to live. But does that mean the first astronauts on Mars will also be construction workers? Will inter-planetary spacecraft…

Spotlight your agency’s achievements and win a free pass to Autodesk University

Autodesk University (AU) 2018 is coming up this November 13-15th in Las Vegas. It’s a great place to learn, build connections, and explore what technologies are shaping your line of work. The conference is also a great place to share…

Generative design is out of the lab and being used in the field

One of the largest surveys of the 3D printing industry culminated recently in the 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards in London, England. What makes these awards, now in their second year, so unique is the public system of voting used…

New materials mean new capabilities for the military

In the past, if you were looking to build a new weapon system or military platform, there were only so many different options for the materials that were available to you. A hundred years ago, that was restricted to things…

3D printing a jawbone? How additive manufacturing could cut the cost of healthcare

You need only to look at the last presidential election to realize that healthcare is a hot topic in this country. If you polled Americans on the street, most would admit that healthcare in this country is broken, but almost…

Is this the strategy we need for rebuilding American manufacturing?

Bolstering the U.S. manufacturing sector is a message that has played into election campaign promises and White House administration policy for decades. The reality is a different story. As The Century Foundation, a nonpartisan think tanks, points out in its…

3D printing – increasing readiness by manufacturing in the field

The United States military is a master in logistics. With forces deployed and stationed across the globe, the military is extremely effective at getting their personnel anything that they may need to accomplish their mission – both when and where…

Welcome to the GovDesignHub

Welcome to the GovDesignHub, a new online publication focused on the tools and technologies that are empowering public sector organizations that are innovating, creating and making things to help them better accomplish their mission. America is known across the globe…