Articles by author: Daniel Litwin

Food & Beverage Trends Forecast: What We Can Expect in 2023

 As we near the end of the year, restaurants and those in the food and beverage industry are taking stock of what trends have proved successful this year, and which have Read more


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Restaurant Sales Are Up, But Foot Traffic Is Down. Why Is That?
November 23, 2022
   The third quarter was a good quarter for chain restaurants. However, more sales do not necessarily translate into more customers. Lisa Miller, President, Lisa W. Miller & Read more
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High Turnover in Diversity Roles is a Reflection of Unrealistic Expectations
November 23, 2022
Diversity roles, specifically diversity and inclusion managers, have been the second fastest growing job title in the last five years according to LinkedIn. Yet, these positions are also experiencing a Read more
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New FCC Broadband Map Crowdsources Regulation of Broadband Availability
November 23, 2022
This week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released its new broadband availability maps to cheers from the larger telecom industry. With this new set of FCC maps, a huge win for Read more
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Why Have Oil Prices Dropped And What to Make of China’s Reduced Demand
November 22, 2022
Oil prices have dropped to their lowest level since before the war in Ukraine, after Saudi Arabia and other OPEC+ countries were reported to be considering increasing their output Read more
2022 American Architecture Awards Showcase “Urban Generosity”
November 21, 2022
The much awaited 2022 American Architecture Awards are finally live, recognizing more than 150 innovative and impactful buildings across a variety of architectural firms. The Read more
The Fall of FTX Arena Highlights Big Risk in High-Profile Branding Partnerships
November 18, 2022
  As the saying goes, the bigger you are the harder you fall. Well, FTX has fallen pretty hard over the past few weeks. A company that once was valued at over $30b is now Read more
Is A Diesel Shortage Creating Double the Pressure on Short-Staffed Truckers?
November 18, 2022
  The diesel shortage continues making life difficult for the supply chain. Diesel prices are reaching all-time highs over gas & oil, according to the Wall Street Read more
CAST 2022: How Science Teachers Are Rethinking STEM Education
November 15, 2022
Less than a week ago, teachers, science advocates, and top educators across the STEM space gathered at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, TX, for CAST 2022 to reflect on another layered school year Read more
Wavelengths: Innovating the Foundations of Industry 4.0 Part II
November 15, 2022
In Part II of this exciting chat through the trends and digital transformation taking shape to build industry 4.0, host Daniel J. Litwin continues the conversation with CEO of TribalScale, Read more
FABTECH 2022 Attendees Want Automation, Supply Chain Solutions, and Shop Floor Quality-of-Life
November 10, 2022
FABTECH 2022 is wrapping up in Atlanta, where the top suppliers, solutions providers and innovators met to talk shop on what's bringing more productivity (and profitability!) to industrial work Read more
Should Mortgage Lenders Be Laying Off Their Pros in This Housing Market?
November 9, 2022
  The never-ending wave of rising interest rates, and therefore pricier debt and consumer demand destruction, is turning buyers away from new home sales. Mortgage lenders are Read more
Can Smart City Expo World Congress Get Human-Centric?
November 8, 2022
  Barcelona is getting its digital ducks in a row to prepare for Smart City Expo World Congress, the leading international event on cities and smart urban solutions. Read more