Worldwide, the construction industry employs about 7% of the world’s working-age population. It is one of the world’s largest economic sectors; yet, it is at or near the bottom on productivity..
As new technologies emerge, machinery manufacturers benefit from exciting new opportunities that allow them to reimagine their processes and operations. However, it can be difficult to decide which..
For too long, manufacturer's have been bemoaning the lack of an available skilled workforce. Many have been waiting for some form of a White Knight in improved vocational training or government..
You may be surprised to learn that predictive maintenance was first used during World War II. About half of the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) aircraft were grounded for maintenance at any time during the..
According to Forbes, the 2019 growth strategy for manufacturers was focused on improving shop floor productivity through investing in machine learning (ML) platforms. That focus may not have resulted..
Do you remember when your company connected the first sensor or device to the Internet of Things (IoT)? It wasn’t plug and play. It was more wish and wait. You were excited about the potential, but..
When was the last time you heard the phrase smart manufacturing? Yesterday? Two hours ago? In one of our recent posts? What about the word sustainability? Although these terms are likely heard..
Manufacturers are familiar with the term supply chain. They understand that it encompasses the acquiring of materials through production to delivery to the customer. Supply chains focus on the cost..
While it's true that the term "digital transformation" brings with it far-reaching implications for any organization, the concept at the heart of it all couldn't be more straightforward. It simply..
For your business to compete on a global scale in any industry, you need to have your supply chain vendors connected. A well-maintained network of supply chain vendors will keep your company in..
When businesses hear business continuity or disaster recovery, they think of a catastrophic event such as a natural disaster or political upheaval. Depending on its location, a company may consider a..