3D Printing Chairman To Speak At Intergenerational Business Summit

In Denver, Colorado on November 17, 2017, Bill Decker will speak to a group of entrepreneurs. The title of his roundtable discussion will be 3D Printing, An Entrepreneur’s Best Friend. His session is at 3:15 pm. However, the summit is all day long and features many speakers and breakout sessions.

The purpose of the intergenerational summit to to show entrepreneurs, mentors, and financiers the effectiveness of different generations working together on start ups/ When you combine generations, you can achieve greater results more quickly.

For more on the summit, how to register and the conference promoters, Click Here

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3D Printing And The Guinness Book Of World’s Records

What weighs around 1,650 pounds and is about as long as a large sport utility vehicle? It’s the world’s largest solid 3-D printed item, created by Boeing and one of its research partners and certified by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS.

The record-setting object – which measures 17.5 feet long, 5.5 feet wide and 1.5 feet tall is a wing trim and drill tool that Boeing will use to build its forthcoming 777X airplane. And it represents Boeing’s latest achievement in 3-D printing, also known as additive manufacturing.

The creation of this item is just an example of what we can do with additive manufacturing, said Leo Christodoulou, Materials & Manufacturing chief engineer at Boeing. Another way that 3D Printing is making huge developments in Aerospace.

Additively manufactured tools will save energy, time, labor and production cost and are part of our overall strategy to apply 3-D printing technology in key production areas, Christodoulou said.

The making of this tool exemplifies the tremendous efficiencies that 3-D printing can generate.

Read the full article here on Boeing’s website

Strategy Can You Really Write A Strategy For Someone Else?

Of course, it’s always best when a firm writes it’s own strategy. When you look at having someone else do it, we need to able to answer these 6 questions:

1. What Has To Happen?

2. Who Do We Need To Reach To Make It Happen?

3. What Do They Need To Think, Know, Feel or Do?

4. What Is The Time Factor?

5. How Much Money Do We Have?

6. What Is The Best Way To Do it?

Once we have that basis, we can actually put together a strategy.