Articles by author: Beth McIlrath

The Last Mile: Making the Case for Docking Stations for Scooters

The world of micro-mobility has been a bit of a Wild West. Mass adoption of docking stations could change that, driving benefits for manufacturers, cities, users and the environment. Making Read more


Airline Investors See a Post-Pandemic Rebound in Low-Cost Travel
April 14, 2021
(Bloomberg) -- New money is flowing to low-cost airlines in the U.S. as they take on giant carriers racing to recover from the unprecedented collapse in travel during the pandemic. Two established carriers that Read more
Cross-Sections: A New Industrialized Construction Podcast
April 14, 2021
  Cross-Sections brings to you bite-size conversations with host Anthony Gude, as he chats with colleagues and leaders in the construction and industrial ecosystem. Gude spoke with John Pugh Read more
What Regulations Will Get Drones Ready to Deliver to Your Front Door?
April 14, 2021
Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of Read more
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How Online Learning Went Mainstream
August 30, 2019
The Growing Prevalence of Online Education One out of three higher education students takes at least one course online. About one in six students enroll entirely in online courses to earn their Read more
Why IT Professionals are Flocking to VMWorld this Week
August 28, 2019
Considered the industry’s premier digital infrastructure event, VMworld 2019 continues this week until Aug. 29. The event will welcome 21,000 attendees, including more than 700 sessions, and Read more
The Cost of Cord Cutting: How Cable Providers Plan to Adapt
August 14, 2019
Since the mid-1900s, cable television has been one of the main sources of entertainment for the masses. By 2012, 93 percent of homes in the United States had access to cable. In the past few Read more
What CarePass From CVS Signals to the Market
August 12, 2019
In the 1970s, the Veterans Administration (now called the VA) mailed prescription medications to regional customers. This was actually far ahead of the curve. It was not until the 1990s that Read more
Printing Out the Future of Medical Innovation
March 28, 2019
Just a decade ago, patients in need of a hip replacement were fitted with metal alloy implants which would need to be replaced in 10 to 15 years. In the last several years, however, it’s become Read more
Transportation Jobs Will Change As Fast As The Industry Itself
March 21, 2019
For the average American, as of 2018, the longest acceptable wait time for a delivery is 4.5 days. Free shipping is a major factor in purchasing decisions. Major retailers like Amazon and Walmart Read more
Open For Business: But at What Cost?
March 20, 2019
In the age of the internet, starting a business can be as simple as hosting a free website and marketing services or goods through social media sites. Starting a retail business where customers Read more
Why Pharmacies are Taking a New Business Model Prescription
March 4, 2019
This is the age of the empowered consumer. Smart technology, social media, and economic circumstances have given consumers more power over the market. Brands that want to thrive are now expected Read more
The Business Tool Yielding a 350 Percent ROI
February 25, 2019
Hiring a new employee is an investment. Companies spend money on the salary of new employees, of course, as well as their training. Effective training is an important part of ensuring a return on Read more