This Opinion Paper is intended to inspire, encourage collaboration, and engage the community on the need to address what could be the next revolution in nondestructive testing and evaluation. The author has termed this revolution “NDE 4.0” in line with the fourth industrial revolution, which is referred to as Industry 4.0 (Singh 2018). Others in the industry have introduced the challenges and opportunities for NDE 4.0 within the new ecosystem of cyber-physical systems for production, the Internet of Things (IoT), and management of big data (Meyendorf et al. 2017). Here, let us explore how to adapt an innovation process to successfully pursue this evolution in NDE.
Collins, Jim, 2001, Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t, HarperCollins Publishers Inc., New York, NY.
Galloway, Scott, 2017, The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, Portfolio/Penguin, New York, NY.
Hermann, Mario, Tobias Pentek, and Boris Otto, 2016, “Design Principles for Industrie 4.0 Scenarios,” 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 5–8 January, Koloa, HI.
Keeley, Larry, Helen Walters, Ryan Pikkel, and Brian Quinn, 2013, Ten Types of Innovation: The Discipline of Building Breakthroughs, Wiley, Hoboken, NJ.
Meyendorf, Nobert G., Leonard J. Bond, J. Curtis-Beard, S. Heilmann, Saveri Pal, R. Schallert, H. Scholz, and C. Wunderlich, 2017, “NDE 4.0—NDE for the 21st Century—The Internet of Things and Cyber Physical Systems Will Revolutionize NDE,” 15th Asia Pacific Conference for Non-Destructive Testing (APCNDT2017), 13–17 November, Singapore, Singapore.
Morris, Betsy, 2006, “New Rule: Look Out, Not In,” Fortune, 11 July, http://archive.fortune.com/2006/07/10/magazines/fortune/rule4.fortune/index.htm.
Plattform Industrie 4.0, 2018, “What Is Industrie 4.0?,” https://www.plattform-i40.de/, accessed 30 November 2018.
Sinek, Simon, 2009, Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action, Portfolio/Penguin, New York, NY.
Singh, R., 2018, “Creating a Trendsetting Vision for NDE Technology and Driving the Change,” invited lecture at ASNT Research Symposium 2018, 26–29 March, Orlando, FL.
Vaidya, Saurabh, Prashant Ambad, and Santosh Bhosle, 2018, “Industry 4.0 – A Glimpse,” Procedia Manufacturing, Vol. 20, pp. 233–238.
Zezulka, F., P. Marcon, I. Vesely, and O. Sajdl, 2016, “Industry 4.0 – An Introduction in the Phenomenon,” IFAC-PapersOnLine, Vol. 49, No. 25, pp. 8–12.
89 Page Views
0 PDF Downloads
0 Facebook Shares