The rise of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing) promises to revolutionize how companies build products. Ford Motor Company is revolutionizing the very production processes it popularized by adopting 3D printing and a renewed vision of cost savings and product innovation.
Will General Motors be around for the next hundred years? GM continues to lag behind its competitors as the business model fosters slow decision making and additional costs. As a former employee, I believe GM is in the right direction but it has a long way to go.
Chipotle’s incredible focus on its operations allowed it to carve out an entirely new segment within the already very mature food industry.
Chipotle broke all of the fast food industry's rules and created a wildly successful restaurant concept by delivering high quality food fast with an operating model rooted in a unique culture, assembly line approach and simple menu.
Chipotle is so much more than a burrito bowl with a side of chips. Their thoughtful and calculated approach towards expansion will drive the brand well beyond a fast-casual Mexican concept.