In recent weeks more than ever, our reliance on flexible and robust technology has become a feature of everyday life. From companies adapting their production facilities to manufacture sanitizers and PPE (see below), to the IT underpinning continued commerce and remote medical consultations, for example, the ingenuity of the engineering community is very much on display. Looking with a fresh perspective at what’s needed and how to deliver a technology-based solution has become essential.
It’s easy to overlook opportunities by preserving the status quo and questioning conventional practice can be a valuable strategy at any time. We certainly see this when customers begin to review outdated powder testing practices. And though the Freeman team may now be working remotely we continue to collectively evaluate our own products: What could work better? What features could be added? How can we improve user friendliness? What application areas need better understanding?