Digital first is not a new concept, but in our current climate of rapid change, it is time to promote it from "nice to have" status to "must have." It is critical to appreciate its enormous potential..
How do you start your day? Do you take the time to center yourself over a cup of coffee? Or, is your mind spinning like an E5 tornado? Since Covid-19 officially became a pandemic, life has not..
A recent survey found the top three concerns of manufacturers in a post-COVID-19 world are: Financial Impact (71%) Global Recession (64%) Workforce and Productivity (41%) For most manufacturers, the..
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..
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..
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..
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..
Once upon a time, documentation specialists consolidated information from subject matter experts (SMEs) into user manuals or “how-to” guides. That meant writers and trainers spent a great deal of..
To remain competitive, you have to boost operational efficiency in your business wherever possible. It's especially important for your small or mid-sized business to operate efficiently because you..