Quality Function Deployment (QFD): Product Quality Enhancement and Customer Satisfaction

Have you ever wondered how companies consistently create products that meet the needs of customers? The answer lies in a powerful methodology known as Quality Function Deployment (QFD). QFD is a method for developing customer-oriented products (Ginting et al., 2020). QFD is a systematic approach that translates customer requirements into product and service characteristics. It … Read more

What is Industry 4.0? Technologies, Applications and Examples

Imagine a factory where machines communicate with each other, robots work alongside humans, and production is optimized in real-time. This is the vision of Industry 4.0, the fourth industrial revolution that is transforming the manufacturing sector. Industry 4.0, also known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, is revolutionizing the way companies manufacture, improve, and distribute their … Read more

How Rapid Prototyping transforms ideas into tangible products

In today’s fast-paced world, turning ideas into tangible products has become a paramount challenge for businesses. This is where rapid prototyping (RP), or the swift creation of prototypes, plays a crucial role. The rapid prototyping process enables companies to transform their concepts into physical prototypes at an astonishing speed, accelerating innovation and reducing time to … Read more

Injection Molding for Plastic and Metal Industries

Industries are under tremendous pressure to innovate and produce high-quality products at a rapid rate due to market competitiveness (Samah et al., 2023). In this context, entrepreneurs are actively seeking technologies that allow them to maintain their competitive edge. Injection molding is a manufacturing process used to create three-dimensional objects from melted plastic, metals, ceramics, … Read more

3D Printing: The Future of the Additive Manufacturing Industry

3D Printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is a rapidly growing technology that is revolutionizing the manufacturing industry worldwide and has the potential to emerge as a leading technology in numerous sectors shortly (Prashar et al., 2023). Additive manufacturing also opens doors to implementing new business models. For instance, a designer can market their designs … Read more

Project Canvas: Project Management Tool

Have you ever found yourself lost in the complexity of project planning and execution? If so, Project Canvas is your compass. Imagine a tool that not only streamlines your project but also enhances collaboration, clarity, and efficiency. This is the promise of Project Canvas: a framework designed to transform chaos into clarity and ambiguity into … Read more

Crowdsourcing for Open Innovation in Companies

Have you ever wondered how innovative ideas take shape? Picture this: a vast network of converging minds, each contributing a unique perspective. This is the magic of crowdsourcing, a phenomenon where collective wisdom transforms concepts into reality. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Crowdsourcing is an evolving phenomenon, recognized as an effective and … Read more

Next-Generation, Accessible, and Open-Source ‘Digital Twins’ Developed

In the ever-evolving landscape of Industry 4.0, the concept of digital twins has emerged as an innovative technology promising more accurate and reliable representations of assets and processes. However, despite their potential, the development of digital twins has faced various challenges, including their adaptation to specific environments and the need for seamless integration of technologies … Read more