Articles by author: Emily Shy

Without a Solid Foundation, Even the Best Educational Programs Will Fail

  Kellie Lauth sits down with Leena M. Saleh and JW Marshall on this episode of the Voices of E-Learning to discuss MindSpark, Couragion Learning, the changing landscape of Read more


BioTech Startups Want to Revive Failed Medicines to Create New Lifesaving Treatments
Behind the Clinical Trials for Non-Alcohol Fatty Liver Disease that Can Benefit 30% of Americans
July 1, 2022
  The Impact Research Institute (IRI) is Waco, Texas’ resource for extending care options for NAFLD (non-alcohol fatty liver disease.) Nadege Gunn is IRI’s Medical Director and President. She Read more
FABTECH Show Kickoff and Overview of Solutions Distributed by DeGeest
June 30, 2022
This is another episode of Manufacturing A Stronger Standard live from FABTECH 2021. Host and President of LestaUSA and DeGeest Corp., Derek DeGeest, talked with Brad Ruppert, Engineering Manager, and Read more
Improving Quality and Bottomline for Finishing Operations
June 30, 2022
This is another episode of Manufacturing A Stronger Standard from FABTECH 2021. Host and President of Lesta USA and Degeest Corp., Derek Degeest, talked with Bill Robinson, President and Kris Bonnegent, Regional Read more
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Chewing on the Big Issues of the Food Industry at SXSW 2019
March 5, 2019
The South by Southwest Conference (SXSW) was founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas. While the conference began with a heavy focus on interactive industries, as well as music and film, the March 8-17, Read more
How Robotics Companies Became Leaders in Farming
February 26, 2019
There is great concern about the future of agriculture as climate change, population increase, and other challenges put pressure on farmers. Investing in technology that monitors plant and field Read more
Super Bowl, Super Feast: America’s $15 Billion-Dollar Weekend
February 4, 2019
On Super Bowl Sunday 2019, Americans were projected to consume 1.38 billion chicken wings—enough to circle the Earth three times. The Super Bowl is the second-largest food consumption day in Read more
Robots Take the Road: How Millennials Get Their Food
January 30, 2019
In January of 2017, DoorDash announced a pilot partnership with Starship Technologies, one of the most prominent companies producing delivery robots. The Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Read more
Forecasting a Monumental Moment in Food Production
January 23, 2019
In 1931, Winston Churchill predicted that humanity would eventually “escape the absurdity of growing a whole chicken in order to eat the breast or wing, by growing these parts under a suitable Read more
Steak with a Side of Science: The New Era of Meat Production is Here
January 2, 2019
This past year the number of plant-based meat alternatives increased drastically. Now scientists are developing alternative meat products, made from real animals, without killing livestock. This Read more
What Is Competing With the Catering Market This Holiday Season?
December 18, 2018
As the weather continues to get colder and fewer and fewer weddings are scheduled, catering companies turn to holiday parties as a main source of revenue. While corporate holiday parties have Read more
Is Technology Changing Grocery Shopping As We Know It?
December 12, 2018
Grocery stores are often viewed as a mundane necessity, all that seem to follow a similar model. Today though, some are utilizing technology to entertain the consumer, collaborate with food Read more
Are Businesses Finally Solving the Food Service Industry’s Most Important Issue?
December 5, 2018
The world population is projected to reach 9.6 billion people by the year 2050. One of the greatest concerns associated with that growth is how to generate enough food for all of those people Read more