7 Trends Behind the Need to Bridge the Building Lifecycle Gap

This article originally appeared on the official iOffice + SpaceIQ blog. The modern workplace is driven by technology and the ability to connect a dispersed, hybrid workforce. To be successful, building owners and facility managers need to be able to…

8 Ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) is Transforming Manufacturing

In a recent post on the GovDesignHub, we shared five challenges that are facing manufacturers and people that make things on behalf of the government courtesy of Phil Steiger of KETIV Technologies. According to Phil, today’s manufacturers are facing mounting…

The US Air Force Looks to Increase Readiness with its New REACT Lab

When our troops are in a war, readiness means everything – it even impacts the lethality and survivability of the warfighter. But readiness extends beyond the actual warfighter to the tools, vehicles, and weapons systems that they’re deployed with. This…

Overcoming the Environment – How Craitor is Enabling 3D Printing at the Tactical Edge

In our last article on the GovDesignHub, we sat down with Eric Shnell, the CEO and Founder of Craitor, a company that’s working collaboratively with the U.S. Marine Corps to develop a 3D printer that can function at the very…

How 3D Printing Can Assist the Warfighter in the Field—Craitor Explains

Military vehicles and weapons systems operate in harsh, austere environments that constantly punish parts and create the need for maintenance and repair. Unfortunately, a weapon system or military vehicle in need of repair is one that can’t benefit the warfighter…

Work with Water? Join CADD Microsystems for its Innovyze Webinar Series

CADD Microsystems will be partnering with Autodesk for a brand-new Autodesk Innovyze webinar series. Innovyze is the global leader in software for water and wastewater professionals. Interested in learning more about the software and how it can help? The presenters…

How Auburn University’s NCAME is helping the FAA and Army solve additive manufacturing material variation challenges

Within the federal government and military supply chains, there has been a recent increase in the utilization and deployment of additive manufacturing (AM) techniques for critical systems, including material variation. This rise in federal AM adoption comes as no surprise,…

NSF-Backed HAMMER Center to Prepare Next Generation Manufacturing Technologies and Workforce

The U.S. is historically known for making grand things. This country built the Hoover Dam, constructed the Golden Gate Bridge, and even invented the mass-manufactured automobile. Our nation’s ability to manufacture quality products at incredible rates even helped turn the…

An Introduction to Product Lifecycle Management and Product Data Management

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Product Data Management (PDM) are two terms that you may not hear too often. Chances are you are already following these processes in some way or form but just are not calling them PLM or…

Studies Show Cloud-Based Model Coordination Reduces Rework

There was a time when digital designs and project models resided on individual desktop computers or servers. Back then, sharing models with anyone outside the office was especially challenging. Building information modeling (BIM) and virtual design and construction (VDC) managers were responsible…