What's one of the fastest growing industry areas today? According to an ARC Advisory Group study, it's the supplier-provided automation services market. The $9.2 billion market in 2003 is expected to jump to $15 billion by 2008, a 9.1-percent compound annual growth rate. This means more products and services aimed at helping users reach real-time performance management. Read more at http://rbi.ims.ca/3858-521.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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