Articles by author: Stephanie Otey

#WintheDay: How Personal Branding Can Drive Individual and Corporate Performance

Dollars drive healthcare. So much so, in fact, that the US spent more than 19.7% of US GDP on healthcare spending in 2020. Healthcare costs effect everyone involved in the industry, from the payor to the clinician to the patient. To help streamline healthcare solutions, one company aims to match patients with the best […]

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Retailers Need to Enhance Omnichannel Consumer Experience to Benefit
December 9, 2022

According to the National Retail Federation, almost 200 million consumers were shopping over Thanksgiving weekend. The NRF reports that “the total number of shoppers grew by nearly 17 million from 2021 and is the highest figure since NRF first started tracking this data in 2017”, this growth being in large part to the record-breaking […]

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Honda Autonomous Driving is the First Level-3 System from US Manufacturer
December 9, 2022

Watch out Tesla – Honda has announced their latest innovation in autonomous driving with “Sensing 360.” Honda plans to roll out this technology suite globally in 2024. Honda autonomous driving will feature assisted driving features like “Autonomous emergency braking with expanded cross-traffic, pedestrian detection capabilities, front cross-traffic alert, active lane-change assist (blind-spot monitoring), [and] […]

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What Tesla Electric Semi-trucks Mean for Pepsi Co. and the Trucking Industry
December 9, 2022

Elon Musk recently shipped the first order of the Tesla electric semi-trucks to Pepsi Co. with a few more companies to follow in coming months. This marks the beginning of Tesla’s new long-range hauling vehicle finally hitting the road and entering into the shipping and hauling industry. Bob Galyen of Galyen Energy LLC notes that […]

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Are Career Certificate Programs the New College Degree in the Eyes of Employers?
April 15, 2021

No matter how old we get, we are always learning and growing. Whether you are celebrating your 30th anniversary with your current employer or just getting started in your career, on-going training and professional learning will always be a necessity. Although technological advancements and targeted occupational training are not new concepts, the pandemic greatly accelerated […]

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The Marking Minute: The Wide World of ID Markers
April 6, 2021

The world of ID markers is massive. There’s always something identifying an area, asset or location. Diving into the market and talking about its growth and changes, Kyle Wagner, Senior Business Development Manager of William Fick & Company, joined this episode of The Marking Minute. Presco acquired William Frick & Company in 2020, expanding capabilities […]

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Rooftalks: Alternatives to Commercial Roof Replacements
March 31, 2021

Jeff Gerwig, National Engineering Manager at Colliers International, partners with Fortis Warranty to ensure client assets run efficiently to support occupant comfort. Colliers’ master service agreement with Fortis helps clients save on roofing costs. If Gerwig can prevent a client from replacing a roof too early, it provides cost savings. So, Colliers uses an […]

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The Greater Costs of Not Investing in Workforce Development
March 31, 2021

The way we work is going through a fundamental transformation accelerated by the pandemic. Many had to work remotely or change careers, and it caused millions of jobs to disappear altogether. To keep the workforce afloat, employers and governmental institutions are adjusting to the learning curve. To prepare the future workforce, efforts need to […]

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How Travel Companies are Tooling Strategies for Key Demographics
March 22, 2021

Got a case of the Mondays? Just take you work to the beach! Sounds pretty appealing, right? It is often advised not to mix business with pleasure but the era of remote work has shined new light on the combo. The virtual workplace of Zoom calls and Slack messages has led to the idea of […]

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Overcoming Infrastructure Deficiencies in the Retail Supply Chain
March 20, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a direct impact on the retail industry in terms of consumer presence in brick-and-mortar stores, growth in eCommerce, and more, but it’s also highlighted some glaring inefficiencies and shortcomings in the industry’s supply chain. Notably, retailers lack visibility and data regarding their supply chain and its infrastructure, leaving them largely […]

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Competition Heats Up as Technology Transforms the QSR Industry
March 10, 2021

By now you are probably accustomed to all new ways to get fast food. Companies are trying out everything from voice assistants, smart menu boards, automated ordering and now they can even take payments with facial recognition. It is the fast food digital revolution… and the competition is fierce. So who is at the […]

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Optimizing Efficiency is Not the Only Reason to Invest in Automation
March 2, 2021

Intertech Plastics’ continuous investments in innovative technology prove the value of automation. The Denver-based injection molding company continues its effort to standardize which optimizes their packaging operation and increases efficiency in their distribution channels while lowering the bottom line. This is the fifth consecutive year Intertech has invested in new technology by adding five new […]

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Recent QSR Moves as Digital Ordering Continues to Soar
February 18, 2021

As the pandemic and social distancing persist, more and more daily activities have gone virtual. When it comes to meal-time decisions, convenience is key for customers. With the limitations the pandemic has put in place, what’s the most convenient way to get healthy meals? Many city residents use food delivery services like UberEats, Postmates, GrubHub […]

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