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How Platform as a Service Will Spur Innovation in Manufacturing Software

Today, I want to discuss the lowering of barriers to entry for manufacturing software development. Recent developments in Cloud computing have made it much easier and cheaper to develop manufacturing applications. The latest development in Cloud computing that is spurring innovation in the manufacturing software industry is platform as a service -- or (PaaS) to manufacturing software.

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We're Entering An Age of DIY Manufacturing

In my role as ERP Analyst at Software Advice, I spend a lot of time thinking about how developments in enterprise technologies such as impact manufacturing companies. Lately, however, I’ve been thinking about how some of these technologies (e.g. CAD software, cloud computing, 3D printing) are becoming accessible to the individual.

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Iteration, Collaboration, and Innovation

“Even a brown box can be innovative when you think about supply chain, how you bring it to market,” Waite says. But that can only happen if you provide an atmosphere where your employees’ innovation can thrive. “I have to make sure I give them freedom and latitude, and make sure I don’t shut them down,” says Waite, who personally ...

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