There are opportunities throughout the design process of any product to make significant changes, and ultimately impact the future of manufacturing, by embracing the digital thread. In this course, you will dig into the transformation taking place in how products are designed and manufactured throughout the world. It is the second of two courses that focuses on the "digital thread" – the stream that starts at the creation of a product concept and continues to accumulate information and data throughout the product life cycle.
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University at Buffalo
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TOP REVIEWS FROM DIGITAL THREAD: IMPLEMENTATION
Thank you for giving me excellent information on digital manufacturing. It is very helpful course for me. Thank you The State University of New York and Coursera.
Good overview of how the Digital Thread is utilized in organizations to cut costs and improve operations and customer service. Good resources.
IT WAS AN AWESOME EXPERIENCE WITH LEARNING ABOUT ADVANCED MANUFECTURING ENTERPRISE WITH SIR KEN ENGLISH AND I AM VERY THANKFUL FOR SIR
It is a good course to gain awareness about the field of Digital transformation in manufacturing before diving into detailed learning.
About the Digital Manufacturing & Design Technology Specialization
Whether you’re a high school graduate exploring manufacturing careers, or an operations manager hungry for an understanding of the newest manufacturing technologies, this specialization will provide a foundation in how digital advances are changing the landscape and capabilities of factories. Nine courses – developed with input from the manufacturing industry – touch on Industry 4.0 and its components, including digital manufacturing and design practices, the concept of the digital thread, the Internet of Things and Big Data. To learn more about the Digital Manufacturing and Design Technology specialization, please watch the overview video by copying and pasting the following link into your web browser: https://youtu.be/wETK1O9c-CA
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