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AI-Powered Production and a Coors Field Miracle

25 years ago, one of Drishti’s executives called in sick from his summer job at a Denver-area Subway and went to a baseball game at the brand new Coors Field. There, he witnessed Andres Galarraga, the Rockies’ first baseman at the time, miraculously go 6-for-6. And that, it turns out, is the easiest way to […]

Building a value mentality and the impacts of coronavirus (a Drishti interview)

Drishti’s founder and CEO Prasad Akella recently interviewed Andy Luse, associate partner at McKinsey & Company. The interview included a discussion on  digital transformation, identifying workers who thrive on the factory floor, McKinsey’s digital coaching through its Capabilities Centers network and the impacts of coronavirus. This is the second of three installments; you can listen […]

How factory video traceability lowers quality costs

Back in April, one month into California’s lockdown, my wife and I decided to “celebrate” (in coronavirus-fashion) our anniversary by ordering take-out from one of our favorite restaurants. This being the height of quarantine, the restaurant’s normally packed parking lot was nearly empty. One might assume, then, that with demand down, my order would get […]

The looming assembly line quality crisis

As factories reopen following COVID-19 shutdowns, the number one thing on everyone’s mind is worker health, and rightfully so. The biggest risk to any organization today is the health and safety of its people. But once this risk is mitigated, a second risk will assert itself: the measures put in place to protect associate health […]

Automakers Prepare For Long-term COVID-19 Impacts

With 95% of Americans under shelter-in-place ordinances and following social distancing guidelines, it’s no surprise that virtually all manufacturing in the U.S. has come to a sudden stop. A supply chain shutdown of this magnitude is unprecedented in the automotive market, and has left most automakers and suppliers focused on responding to and protecting the […]