I’m reading an unusual press release from Cubee where they announce the first “Record Label” for 3D Designers.
Modern organizations focus on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and maximizing an individual’s short-term output.
Cloud-based Innovana3D is a turnkey 3D printing front-end with instant quoting, viewer and e-commerce capabilities.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at recent developments in AI.
Optomec has lost their CEO, Dave Ramahi.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at a change at ORNL.
3DQue announced their flagship software product, AutoFarm3D.
Authentise announced a major new feature for their AM management platform: the Digital Design Warehouse.
Prusa Research announced a new beta version of their 3D printer firmware that takes a more sophisticated approach to thermal management.
Women in 3D Printing made a big change in their management structure.
This week’s selection is “A Manager’s Guide to Large Scale Additive Manufacturing” by Ken Susnjara.
Markforged is rolling out a cloud-based software platform.
3D Control Systems announced the availability of a new version of their 3DPrinterOS system, which happens to include some very interesting improvements.
An announcement from 3YOURMIND suggests the US Navy has a very comprehensive plan for a 3D printed future.
Materialise detailed their long-term software strategy in a press conference today.
OctoPrint is certainly one of the most well known systems in 3D printing, but do you know the story of how it came to be?
MakerOS has added a free tier to their cloud-based business management system.
A relatively quiet announcement from the folks at 3DPrinterOS reveals some very big changes for the company.
I found what appears to be a new 3D print utility in the making: Teg.
This week’s selection is “The Toyota Way” by Jeffrey Liker.
MakerBot announced a new service called MakerBot CloudPrint, which is intended to deliver a seamless 3D printing experience to clients.
Ultimaker launched a new software product today, which they call Ultimaker Essentials.
Turbosquid’s Kraken 3D Asset Management system provides new ways to manage 3D models online.
3D Systems is to find a new CEO. What does this imply for the 3D printing giant?
AstroPrint announced a new service dedicated to education, Astroprint For Education. The service allows an institution to effectively manage 3D printers in schools.
Essentium has announced new expansion initiatives, bringing on new international leadership and ramping up production of its HSE 3D printing platform and materials development efforts.
Is this the end of Aleph Objects as we’ve known it? Yes and no.
The founder of MakerOS shares perspective on forming a 3D printing management company to enhance efficiency.
Charles R. Goulding and Andressa Bonafe of R&D Tax Savers discuss the Pareto Principle as it can be applied to the business of 3D printing.
Do your metal 3D prints warp? Spending too much effort planning for thermal effects? Researchers have found a way to dramatially reduce metal warping.
This week’s selection is “Additive Manufacturing Change Management: Best Practices” by David M. Dietrich, Michael Kenworthy, and Elizabeth A. Cudney.
We haven’t heard much from MakerOS over the past couple of years, but they have big news today.
Every once in a while, you’ll be enjoying a hot ham ‘n cheese, when something comes along, slaps that sandwich out of your hand, and marks a substantial shift in the future of 3D product development software.
Leading metal 3D printing powder specialist LPW has been acquired by Carpenter Technology Corporation.
Sculpteo’s FabPilot service could supercharge operations at multi-3D printer workshops.
Last week we wrote on the problem of OctoPrint security, and this week we found a very good solution.
Solidworks announced they’ve acquired Centric Software.
There are a great deal of metal powder manufacturers these days, each ready to supply metal powder to 3D metal printers. But one is doing something a bit different.
After a year of beta testing with over 1500 firms, MakerOS is now publicly available for subscription.
A small Canadian startup has developed a somewhat different concept for 3D printer networks.
MakerOS is an online service that provides a number of management functions to those operating 3D printing businesses. Now they’ve introduced a key function.
In the past year MakerOS has grown significantly and upgraded their system.
Companies with fleets of industrial 3D printers could get much value from a new module in Authentise’s 3DIAX suite: analytics.
I’ve seen a couple software solutions to the difficult problem of managing a 3D printer farm, and now another launches this week: 3D Printing ERP.
The world of 3D printing is a lot more than just the hardware; multiple supporting services have emerged to support the ecosystem, including one dedicated to professional makers: MakerOS.
To use a 3D printer, you must have 3D models. But wait, exactly how many do you have? Probably far too many to keep track of.