Articles by tag: efficiency

The Impact of PoE Lighting and Smart Automation on Facility Management

Akram Khalis, CEO of MHT Technologies, recently shared his insights on the evolving world of facility management. He highlighted how Power over Ethernet (PoE) lighting and smart automation technologies are playing a pivotal role in this transformation. Key Points from Akram Khalis: PoE Lighting and Automation: These innovative technologies allow for power and…

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Engineering & Construction
Strategies for Successful Automation Implementation

Today, on “On Time In Full,” hosted by Gabrielle Bejarano, we delve into the realm of supply chain automation with our guest, Fred Rudolph, Senior Account Executive at Designed Conveyor Systems. This episode explores how automation can revolutionize supply chain operations, making them more cost-effective and responsive to market demands. Key Questions Explored: Creating a…

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Healthcare
The Spectrum of AI in Healthcare: Understanding the Levels of Intelligence in AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is not just for gamers or factory warehouse robots—it can, quite literally, save lives in the healthcare sector. AI in healthcare can be used to improve diagnostic detection speed for diseases, improve personalization of medical treatments, and automate drug discoveries. How should healthcare companies be approaching AI use, and what benefits and…

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The Right Software Solutions to Counter a Recession are the Ones That Helps Businesses Bounce Back

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Every business is facing its own version of budget pains with heavy demand destruction from the Fed and a persisting inflationary economy. In times of economic downturn, businesses are always looking for ways to stay afloat, and sometimes the best solution is a to find…

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“Lighthouse Factories” Shine an Exciting Light on Industry 4.0 and China

A driving force behind Industry 4.0 efficiency, and in essence the sustainable and operational evolution overtaking industrial manufacturing, are so-called “lighthouse factories”. The World Economic Forum recently identified 18 more Industry 4.0 lighthouse factories, bringing the total to 132 manufacturing sites across various industries and regions. In these advanced manufacturing hubs, mindset and strategy…

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With Consumer Prices at Record Inflation, How Will the Fed Respond with Future Interest Rate Hikes?

Consumer prices have been soaring, reaching an inflation rate of 9.1 percent in mid-July, a record-high rate since 1981, according to PBS. Not only are consumer prices inflating, but employers such as Walmart are also inflating wages. Why and how much are Walmart wages inflating and how will this impact the economy as a whole?…

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Healthcare
Trends We Expect to See in the Home Health Technology Space in 2023

As we bid farewell to 2022, it becomes evident that there are no emerging industry trends in the healthcare landscape. Instead, providers are dedicating themselves to an important task: educating themselves on cost reduction strategies. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have made it clear that value-based care is the future, and it…

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AI in content marketing
Generative AI in Content Marketing: Why Creativity & Authenticity Will Make it Work
July 11, 2024

Will 2024 be known as the year AI made waves in content marketing? It sure seems so, with recent AI-driven ads from Toys R Us and Under Armour generating significant buzz online. Not just this: Despite having no official ties to the brand, a mock Volvo ad created entirely by AI has also gone…

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Hiring Made Human: Hiring When You’re a Start-Up
July 11, 2024

The challenges of hiring for a startup have become more pronounced these days than ever. With technological advancements and evolving market demands, startups must be agile and strategic in their hiring practices to ensure success. According to some studies, nearly 90 percent of startups fail, with a significant factor being the inability to attract…

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Focus on the Customer
Fifth Inning – Focus on the Customer
July 11, 2024

In a compelling narrative by Jesse Cole, the Savannah Bananas, a baseball team known for its unconventional approach, has declared advertising dead. Cole emphatically asserts that while advertising may attract customers, it is the fan experience that fosters lasting loyalty. In a bold move, the Savannah Bananas have eliminated all forms of advertising at…

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Dr. Mark Manera talks Trucking Industry
The Trucking Industry Needs a Fitness Overhaul to Jumpstart a Trucking Health Revolution
July 11, 2024

With the trucking industry seeing many changes that prioritize efficiency and productivity, the health of truck drivers has increasingly peaked as a critical concern. With life expectancies for truck drivers averaging 16 years less than the general population, there is an urgent need to address health issues within the industry. Recent initiatives, like the…

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Electric Vehicle (EV) Auto Market Share is Increasing. How are Delivery Services Implementing EVs?
January 2, 2023

The electric vehicle (EV) market is getting hotter in the U.S., accounting for 2.2 percent of car sales in the third quarter of 2020 and making a jump to 6.1 percent in the third quarter of this year. It seems that delivery services may be jumping on the EV bandwagon lately, with U.S. Domino’s…

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The Future of Education: NCEE’s Blueprint for Reinventing Schools
September 30, 2022

Founded in 1988, the NCEE (National Center on Education and the Economy) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping states, districts, and schools discover, design, and lead high-performing education systems. The organization does this by studying school systems worldwide to gain insights into best practices and what does and does not work. The goal –…

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Not Your Father’s Data Center Podcast by Compass Datacenters: A Look into the Impact of COVID-19 on the Data Center Industry
February 22, 2022

The data center industry is probably not the first industry one would think of when it comes to changes from the pandemic since data is stored virtually. Tim Huffman, Vice President of CBRE, joined Host Raymond Hawkins, Chief Revenue Officer of Compass Datacenters, to discuss the surprising number of shifts that actually occurred in the…

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How Have Drive-Thru and QSR Technologies Evolved during COVID-19?
August 26, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted every corner of the foodservice industry, and this was especially true for drive-thru and QSR operations that had yet to digitize their drive-thru operations. With in-person dining off-limits for the better part of a year in many parts of the world, brands quickly shifted to prioritizing their drive-thrus. This spurred acceleration…

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Distributed Baggage Handling Systems Are the Future of Efficiency and Accuracy
June 14, 2021

When it comes to baggage handling systems (BHS) for airports, efficiency and accuracy are everything. The whole system needs to run on time, and any fault in operations can lead to downtime. Traditionally, airports have used centralized systems for handling baggage, but the future of the industry lies in the performance, operations and maintenance benefits…

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Rising Demand Requires Efficient Corrugated Press Solutions
June 1, 2021

Corrugated production is in high demand. As operators look to become more productive and efficient, they need new solutions. Discussing the industry and innovation, Unlocking Potential featured Baldwin Technology sales leaders Lee Simmons and Myles Le-Monte Shepherd. Simmons said that long-lasting partnerships with customers are the source of much innovation. “We want to make the press operator’s…

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The Future of Checkout is Touchless – and that Future Is Now
May 19, 2021

Mashgin, an innovative technology company, has emerged as a touchless solution during the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring a safe and hygienic experience for customers. With their cutting-edge technology, Mashgin has revolutionized the checkout process by eliminating the need for physical contact, reducing the risk of viral transmission. During these unprecedented times, minimizing touchpoints has become crucial…

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How Technology Drives ROI for Construction Companies
April 19, 2021

From drones and bleeding-edge technology to the end-to-end processes that drive efficiency, modern construction is undergoing a renaissance. Host Shaun MacIntosh talks with the top leaders in construction and provides unmatched insights into the industry that quite literally built the world around us.   The construction business is highly competitive with razor-thin margins. So, how can contractors…

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Can Specialty Healthcare Practices Find Operational Efficiency Post-COVID?
March 29, 2021

Recently, the American Medical Association published research regarding physicians’ Medicare spending during the first few months of the pandemic. In the study, “Changes in Medicare Physician Spending During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” the AMA discovered that specialty physicians in Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Gastroenterology, and Pathology reduced their spending from 23 to 29 percent. How has…

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