Community http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8190/more en Down to the Final Four STEM Starters http://machinedesign.com/blog/down-final-four-stem-starters <div class="node-body blog-body">Third-round voting will take contest down to two finalists.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/skeptical-engineer">A Skeptical Engineer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/down-final-four-stem-starters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/down-final-four-stem-starters#comments Community A Skeptical Engineer Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:19:00 +0000 49661 at http://machinedesign.com New Survey to Predict Impact of IoT and Smart Manufacturing on Supply Chains http://machinedesign.com/blog/new-survey-predict-impact-iot-and-smart-manufacturing-supply-chains <div class="node-body blog-body">Supply Chain Management World (SCM World) is hosting a 10-15 minute survey to measure the importance of IoT and Smart Manufacturing to the future of supply chains. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/engineering-entrepreneur">Engineering Entrepreneur</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/new-survey-predict-impact-iot-and-smart-manufacturing-supply-chains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/new-survey-predict-impact-iot-and-smart-manufacturing-supply-chains#comments IoT Pop Quizzes smart manufacturing supply chains Engineering Entrepreneur Tue, 16 Jun 2015 15:48:00 +0000 49641 at http://machinedesign.com STEM Starter: Results and Second Round Voting http://machinedesign.com/blog/stem-starter-results-and-second-round-voting <div class="node-body blog-body">The votes are in and have been counted in the first round of voting on this year’s STEM Starter Showdown.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/skeptical-engineer">A Skeptical Engineer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/stem-starter-results-and-second-round-voting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/stem-starter-results-and-second-round-voting#comments Community A Skeptical Engineer Tue, 09 Jun 2015 15:43:00 +0000 49531 at http://machinedesign.com Post-Launch Reviews Improve New Product Performance http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/post-launch-reviews-improve-new-product-performance <div class="field-deck"> Does your R&D organization have closed-loop decision-making? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Does your R&D organization have closed-loop decision-making? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/post-launch-reviews-improve-new-product-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/post-launch-reviews-improve-new-product-performance#comments Contributing Technical Experts Fri, 05 Jun 2015 20:44:00 +0000 49491 at http://machinedesign.com Discovering Unarticulated Market Needs http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/discovering-unarticulated-market-needs <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The importance of driving product development based on solid marketing data is a well-established tenet in most industries, and the tools for assessing these market needs are also well known. Many firms are available to assist companies when it comes to Voice of the Customer (VOC) services, including surveys, focus groups, ethnography, and structured interviews.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/discovering-unarticulated-market-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/discovering-unarticulated-market-needs#comments Contributing Technical Experts Thu, 04 Jun 2015 19:15:00 +0000 49391 at http://machinedesign.com What do you know about 3D Printing? http://machinedesign.com/what-do-you-know-about-3d-printing <div class="node-body page-body">With 3D Printing, you can see and hold your ideas, even at their earliest stages. Test, revise and perfect them before you unveil them. Gain the freedom to iterate</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/what-do-you-know-about-3d-printing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Pop Quizzes Wed, 03 Jun 2015 17:16:42 +0000 49341 at http://machinedesign.com World's Greatest STEM Starter Tournament has Crowned a Winner! http://machinedesign.com/worlds-greatest-stem-starter-tournament-has-crowned-winner <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Vote for the STEM starter that got you hooked on engineering as a career and you are eligible to win some great prizes.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://machinedesign.com/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/STEM-Starter_WinnerAd_Legos_595x335_MD.jpg?1435611041" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/worlds-greatest-stem-starter-tournament-has-crowned-winner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Community Mon, 01 Jun 2015 13:16:00 +0000 49221 at http://machinedesign.com Dual-Barrel Dispensers Put an End to Improperly Mixed Adhesives http://machinedesign.com/adhesives/dual-barrel-dispensers-put-end-improperly-mixed-adhesives <div class="field-byline"> Al DeSisto, Epoxies Etc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Get perfectly mixed two-part adhesives with doubled-barrel cartridge dispensers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/adhesives/dual-barrel-dispensers-put-end-improperly-mixed-adhesives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/adhesives/dual-barrel-dispensers-put-end-improperly-mixed-adhesives#comments Contributing Technical Experts Adhesives Fasteners Thu, 28 May 2015 19:07:00 +0000 49191 at http://machinedesign.com Engineers Assemble! How Sci-Fi Led Me to STEM http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineers-assemble-how-sci-fi-led-me-stem <div class="node-body blog-body">Science fiction is often the gateway to further exploration for tomorrow’s young engineers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/engineers-assemble">Engineers Assemble!</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineers-assemble-how-sci-fi-led-me-stem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineers-assemble-how-sci-fi-led-me-stem#comments Community Engineers Assemble! Fri, 22 May 2015 15:57:00 +0000 49081 at http://machinedesign.com Interview: Teaching Kids to Solve Problems in Engineering—and Life http://machinedesign.com/guest-commentary/interview-teaching-kids-solve-problems-engineering-and-life <div class="field-deck"> Speaking with Jon Hiller about kids and how playing with robots can teach them to solve complex problems in engineering and life. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Jon Hiller is director of engineering at Modular Robotics, a toy company whose goal is to build robotic construction kits for children. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/guest-commentary/interview-teaching-kids-solve-problems-engineering-and-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/guest-commentary/interview-teaching-kids-solve-problems-engineering-and-life#comments Guest Commentary Fri, 15 May 2015 20:34:00 +0000 48881 at http://machinedesign.com