CTMA Connector April 2014: DoD Maintenance Update

April 28, 2014. Welcome to The CTMA Connector, a monthly newsletter designed to provide news and ideas about the Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities (CTMA) program. The CTMA program is a joint Department of Defense/National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (DoD/NCMS) effort promoting collaborative technology development between industry and the DoD maintenance and repair facilities.

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New NCMS Member- PYA Analytics

April 14, 2014. PYA Analytics specializes in advanced analytics and development of large scale data architectures aimed at helping government agencies, organizations and companies utilize their own Enterprise data as well as other available data sets to improve decision making processes, reduce costs and mitigate risk.

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Predictive Analytics World Manufacturing Conference

April 11, 2014. The role of data in manufacturing has traditionally been understated. Manufacturing generates about a third of all data today, and this is certainly going to increase significantly in the future. Data forms the backbone of all Digital Manufacturing technologies, which will be the centerpiece of the strategy for advancing Manufacturing in the 21st century.

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MI Robotics Week Kicks Off with Industry Executive Forum

April 8, 2014. To many in the state’s growing automation sector, Michigan Robotics Week is the most important event of the year, a chance to build public awareness of the field and develop new cross-industry opportunities and contacts. Spearheaded since 2010 by the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), Robotics Week 2014 kicked off this morning with the first annual Michigan Robotics Industry Executive Forum. More than 100 business leaders and technology innovators participated in the day-long event at the Maneuver Collaboration Center (MC2) on the General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) campus in Sterling Heights.

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