A few days ago, my wife and I were discussing some possible changes to our kitchen, or what I call “the family gathering place.” As we were looking at options for countertops, including the various colors, materials, and edges that are available, my wife asked about recent changes I had seen in the cabinet industry.
Have you heard of Pokemon Go, an AR game that had people all over the world using their phones to catch virtual Pokemon? Or if you have children, are they learning geography through AR? AR has a lot of practical—and not-so-practical—uses, but before we get too far down the path of what AR can be used for, let’s define what it is.
During my manufacturing career, I can’t tell you how many managers told me “price is all that matters.” While this statement might hold true in some cases, don’t let that mentality drive your decision-making when you are looking for a supplier or vendor.
As a manager in the manufacturing industry, I dealt with a variety of issues during a normal work day—issues related to product quality, machine breakdown, customer concerns, product development, marketing, and many more. I tried to put processes in place to reduce unplanned issues so I could focus on improving the bottom line of the business.