3D and digital product creation defined 2022. But with another year of uncertainty now well underway, how might fashion's ambitions for DPC and all-round digitisation influence the way the industry develops its digital capabilities?
With every step towards end-to-end digitisation comes greater exposure to cybercrime. Is fashion taking the threat seriously enough?
Could COVID spell the end of lean manufacturing? Efficiency, waste reduction, and other important metrics will be better served by production floor data and objective supply chain insights - the cornerstones of the fourth industrial revolution.
While digital product creation promises rapid turnarounds, and revolutionary ways to shorten product lifecycles, significant bottlenecks exist in the material digitisation process. Machine learning could offer new ways to automate and accelerate the creation of digital materials at scale.