Factory

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Five factors putting pressure on manufacturers to do better (Video)

Earlier in November, Anna spoke at ID Tech Ex 2018. Here's a reprise of her talk on why it's actually gotten harder to build great products, and what to do about it.

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When factories have a choice between robots and people, it’s best to start with people

Nothing destroys productivity on a development line like automated equipment.

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Instrumental Hardware Omnibus 2017

Top ten Instrumental articles for hardware folks from 2017.

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8 tipping points that will determine when the robots will arrive

We check in on the key elements that are driving automation in electronics manufacturing.

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♫ Last build 'til Christmas ♫

Happy holidays from all of us at Instrumental!

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Advice from the Field, Part 2: Factory Organization and Relationships

Brendan Green is Head of Advanced Manufacturing Operations at Instrumental. We asked him to share tips he’s learned from his experiences manufacturing physical products. This is Part 2 of 2.

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Advice from the Field, Part 1: Avoiding Manufacturing Surprises

Brendan Green is Head of Advanced Manufacturing Operations at Instrumental. We asked him to share tips he’s learned from his experiences manufacturing physical products. This is Part 1 of 2.

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Whose fault is it anyway: Don’t let fear motivate your engineering process

For me, being a product design engineer at Apple was about managing fear. Regardless of company size, hardware engineers are given heavy loads of responsibility over both product and outcomes.

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