Dd3d jesse phelps

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Jesse Phelps, IT leader, maker and 3D-printer, presents on business adapting to a 3D printing marketplace. Originally sponsored by Fisher Unitech and presented on May 7, 2013 as part of Openly Disruptive's Disruptive Diner series. More info at OpenlyDisruptive.org

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Dd3d jesse phelps

  1. 1. H O W WI L L Y O U R B U S I N E S S S U R V I V E ?3D PRINTING
  2. 2. EVOLVE!... OR DIE• RIAA fought music downloads• Downloading is now mainstream• MPAA & Broadcasters are fighting it now• Hulu - Netflix & Amazon have online only originals• Louis CK – Live at the Beacon Theater• $5 for digital access• Physical Objects?
  3. 3. HOW WILL MANUFACTURINGCHANGE?• Capital is no longer (as much of) a barrier to entry• Your customer is your manufacturer• Can be your competitor• Or your partner!• Intellectual Property holds all the value• You are your own barrier to entry
  4. 4. MAJOR DISRUPTION• Consumers control the means of production• Open Source Objects• Collaborative, continual improvement• End of cyclical consumption?
  5. 5. APPLIANCES
  6. 6. AUTOMOTIVE
  7. 7. WEAPONS
  8. 8. TOOLS
  9. 9. SUPPLY CHAIN
  10. 10. NEXT LEVEL OF 3D PRINTING
  11. 11. DENTISTRY
  12. 12. PRINTING HUMAN ORGANS
  13. 13. PRINTED SKIN
  14. 14. SIDE EFFECTS• Decreased pollution• Trucking• Shipping• Air Freight• 3rd World Countries• Recycling at home
  15. 15. 3RD WORLD COUNTRIES
  16. 16. HOW DO YOU SURVIVE?• Your products aren’t what you sell• YOU are what you sell• Your customers want you to make awesome stuff
  17. 17. HERE’S A HINT• Let people subscribe to your products• Music – iTunes• Movies – Netflix/Amazon• TV – Hulu• Books – Amazon & Audible• Sell your services as a creator, not your creations• Release upgrades
  18. 18. LESSONS FROM DIGITAL MEDIA• We won’t buy the same thing twice• Multiple formats are preferred• Don’t try DRM• Bottom line - Trust your customers
  19. 19. PARTNER WITH YOUR SUBSCRIBERS• Social media• Vote on new features• Submit designs• Submit modifications/improvements
  20. 20. FOCUS ON YOUR VISION• Share your goals with your subscribers• Make the world a better place• We want you to win

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