Beyond the Hype: What You Can Learn from the Gartner Hype Cycle for 3D Printing
The additive manufacturing industry continues to see growth, innovation and a myriad of new players. While many 3D printing technologies have promise and have moved beyond the proof of concept phase at companies, not every organization is ready to adopt. With so many promises about technologies that have overlapping capabilities and functions, learn how the Gartner Hype Cycle helps organizations understand and assess the impact, velocity and positioning of 3D printing technologies before they make significant investments.
Pete Basiliere is Research Vice President—Additive Manufacturing and lead analyst for Gartner’s 3D printing research community. Mr. Basiliere provides research-based insights on 3D printing and digital printing systems, best practices, go-to-market strategies and technology trends.
Mr. Basiliere is co-author of the annual Gartner Hype Cycle for 3D Printing. His recent research reports include the Market Guide for 3D Print Service Bureaus, Market Guide for 3D Printer Manufacturers, Innovation Insight: 3D Printing Workflow Software and What 3D Printing Means for Your Supply Chain.
Before joining Gartner, Mr. Basiliere worked in operations, engineering and procurement management roles with responsibilities for digital and analog printing equipment selection, plant layouts and new product development.
Visit his blog at http://blogs.gartner.com/pete-basiliere