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The present is fleeting. What consumers want today may not be the same tomorrow, so for retail strategists to stay on top, they must focus on the future ahead. Inflation and rising prices affect consumer spending today. Will those spending habits change long-term behaviors? What innovations will lead retailers to success from now until […]

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Accelerating Texas K12 Education
Accelerating Texas K12 education: The Future of Innovation in School Districts

In this episode of Accelerating Texas K12 Education, host, JW Marshall, of Summit K12, is joined by Doug Roberts, Founder/CEO of, the Institute for Education Innovation. The two discussed what dive into what it is that Robert’s organization does at both a local and national level. Robert’s also offereds insights on into the past, present, […]

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Accelerating Texas K12 Education
Accelerating Texas K12 Education: The Future of K12 Education

Podcast host JW Marshall welcomed guest Dr. Melana Silvia, former curriculum Director of Pre-K through 12 Math and Science program for the Calallen Independent School District, Corpus Christi, TX to discuss the past, present, and future state of education on the popular podcast Accelerating Texas K12 Education. Dr. Silvia spent 33 years in education with […]

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Cashing-In with Tidel
Cash Handling Made Easy With Tidel’s TR180 Cash Recycler

Retailers are now focusing on automating tasks that don’t add value, and cash handling is a significant part of this initiative. David Barclay, Vice President of Marketing at Tidel, joined host Tyler Kern to talk about Tidel’s latest cash recycler, the TR180. It’s designed to help retailers automate back-office cash handling tasks. Cash recyclers bring […]

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AEC
The Resiliency of the Hospitality Industry

Jamie Bravo, General Manager of Hotel Bardo, a boutique hotel in Tulum, Mexico, joined us on Dirt Work to discuss the future of hospitality, picking up from a previous Dirt Work episode conversation when Global Architecture firm founder Scott Lowe said the future will be defined by hotels with less than 50 guest rooms. Hotels […]

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AEC
From a Small Garage to Big Success: The Story of Arc Specialties

From its inception in 1983 to now, ARC Specialties has become a case study in the growth of an American entrepreneurial endeavor. Company President Dan Allford took the business out of a garage and has since turned the automated manufacturing systems provider into an international enterprise. On the first episode of The Roboticist Chronicles, […]

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AEC
U.S. and China Trade War, and Why Experts Disagree on its Impact

The ongoing trade war between the United States and China continues to make an impact on businesses even beyond the two nations’ borders. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are currently meeting with Chinese diplomats in Shanghai to find a resolution. Until an agreement is reached though, businesses and consumers […]

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Telecom Project Success in Healthcare Usually Comes Down to Working with the Right Decision Maker
April 15, 2024

In the rapidly evolving landscape of healthcare technology, telecommunications plays a crucial role. As healthcare providers increasingly rely on digital solutions—from telemedicine to electronic health records—telecom companies are finding new opportunities and challenges in this sector. Successfully implementing telecom projects in healthcare requires a nuanced understanding of the industry’s legacy communications infrastructure, unique demands […]

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Enhance Security with Faster Adoption of Digital Visitor Management Systems
April 15, 2024

As workplaces evolve into hybrid environments, the urgency to replace traditional paper logbooks with advanced digital visitor management systems has become a critical focus for organizations aiming to bolster security. The reliance on outdated methods poses significant security risks, a concern highlighted by increasing incidents of unauthorized access and data breaches globally. This pressing […]

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Redefining Access Control: Mobile Credentials Integrate Security, Privacy, and IT Seamlessly
April 15, 2024

As businesses increasingly lean on technology to enhance security and operational efficiency, the topic of access control has surged to the forefront. This rise is particularly driven by advancements in mobile credential technology—a shift from traditional physical credentials to digital solutions hosted on personal devices like smartphones. The growing ubiquity of smartphones and heightened […]

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Unique In-Store Experiences Are Driving a Brick-And-Mortar Retail Resurgence
April 15, 2024

What’s behind the recent brick-and-mortar store resurgence? Could it be that big box stores recognize the one-of-a-kind shopping experiences that can occur in person? Finding unique ways to capitalize on those in-store experiences may lead to a brighter future for retail. Big box stores are reasserting the importance of their physical presence, continuing to […]

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Other Podcasts
Element Sessions: Answering the Age-Old Question of What is Contemporary Design
July 26, 2019

How do you nail down the definition of contemporary? Ask an expert like Suzanne DeRusha, president of Suzanne Kimberly Design. In this episode of Element Sessions, an Element Designs podcast, host Sean Heath explored the fundamental principles of creating successful contemporary designs with the noted designer. So, does contemporary design have a firm or […]

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Element Sessions: Software is Transforming Every Step of Design for the Better
July 23, 2019

Technology has changed the way products work and look, but what is often overlooked is the technology that puts these products in front of a buying audience. For the woodworking, cabinet, furniture, and store fixture industries, the most powerful technologies have been the ones making each aspect of the design process more efficient, straight-forward, […]

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Life in Polymers: Machining Plastics and Why Compression Molding Beats Out Extrusion
July 18, 2019

On the first episode of Life in Polymers, we’re breaking down the basics of machining plastics, and specifically the differences between extrusion and compression molding. Both are ways that plastics are machined, but it’s a different approach. To provide insight, we’re joined by Jody Walker, Western Region Business Development Manager, and Paul Hanson, Eastern […]

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The Fourth Revolution: Is Industry 4.0 Changing Manufacturers’ Skill Sets for the Better?
July 16, 2019

In this episode of The Fourth Revolution by Bartell, Pettibone President and CEO Barbara Philibert went into detail on that, when it comes to Industry 4.0, the key to optimizing processes and performance in a global economy is data. “What a universal language data has become,” she said as she recalled a meeting in China […]

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Finding the Overtime Sweet Spot in Manufacturing
July 3, 2019

Is overtime a good thing or a bad thing for a workforce and their employer? In this episode of the AEC Podcast, host Shelby Skrhak sat down with two experts — Frank Pereira and Ken Litke — to better understand the ins and outs of overtime and discover its elusive sweet spot. “Every plant has […]

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Putting Robots to Work for Safer Glass Installation
June 26, 2019

Suction cups and manpower. At one time, that was how most all glass was installed because there were no other means to place these large, fragile building materials in place. Thankfully, technology and construction equipment have evolved to make glass installation safer with less risk of breakage. Today on MarketScale’s AEC Podcast, host Tyler […]

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The Fourth Revolution: It’s Time for Machine Builders to Take IIoT Seriously
June 25, 2019

In almost any industry, IoT has become not only a consideration but a necessity, and many have already embraced and adopted it. Manufacturing has certainly seen the opportunities that come with integrating IoT, especially when it comes to cloud-based historical data on machine performance. Are the machine builders on board with this transformation, though? […]

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Element Sessions: The Rise of “Resi-mercial” Design
June 21, 2019

Office spaces have long been attached to the stigma of being cold, grey rooms filled with an endless sea of cubicles. The design of office spaces today, though, is turning the idea that workspaces must be bland and sterile on its head. On this first episode of Element Sessions, we were joined by Element […]

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The Discussion on Sustainable Materials Is Shifting (Slowly But Surely)
June 13, 2019

Over time, consumers become more familiar with the vast options for high-quality, sustainable building materials, but how is the conversation coming along on an industry-wide level? On this episode of the AEC podcast brought to you by Marketscale, host Tyler Kern sits down with Andrew Legge, founder of Havelock Wool, and Mike Horgan, design-builder […]

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