Before the cloud, companies needed expensive server hardware and software along with dedicated staff, to wield any business computing power.
But now on Azure, Microsoft's cloud platform, this power is available to business owners without the high capital expenditure and overheads typical of the past.
Industrial manufacturing is moving towards lightweight structures and exotic metal alloys.
Manufacturers now need to know about optimization, direct modelling, and zero-defect foundry casting design to keep in step.
When you invest in software you also need to invest in training to ensure that your staff can use it effectively.
Office 365 is just like Office 2016, only being based in the cloud it allows you to stay on top of your business from anywhere and from any device.