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3 trends shaping the future of the automotive industry

Posted by Geoff Haines on 05-May-2016 18:00:00

Competition in the automotive industry is fierce, meaning OEMs need to find innovative ways to differentiate their vehicles and stay ahead of competitors. Yet, consumers also have their own demands, making the whole process even trickier. 

Here’s 3 trends automotive OEMs need to be aware of that are shaping the future of the automotive industry and will have an impact on future success.

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Topics: Automotive - CATIA

Why the design phase of product development is important to business strategy

Posted by Geoff Haines on 31-Mar-2016 16:30:00

Designers have one of the best jobs in the world. It’s fun, it’s creative, it’s challenging. Yet, it’s also an extremely important element in the production process, which can put designers under a lot of pressure. 

The design phase of product or part development has quickly become essential to an organisation’s strategy. The effectiveness and efficiency of the design phase can have a significant impact on processes such as manufacturing that occur downstream in the product development process.

As an essential part of the production process, there are a few ways that design fits into an organisation’s strategy.

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Topics: Automotive - CATIA