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Grounding Success in the Next Normal

Grounding Success in the Next Normal
  Rapid and ongoing advances in digital technologies have made agile adaptation the norm in industrial manufacturing. However, disruptions caused by the pandemic have forced leaders Read more

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The Stats Say Alcohol Intake is Down, but the Demand for Flavor is Not. Can the Mocktail Movement Meet Consumer’s Alcohol-Free Needs?
February 4, 2023

The holiday months are filled with indulgent food and drink, spurring the “Dry January” event, which has become a movement many partake in with the dawning of the New Year. In 2021, NIelsonIQ found that 22 percent of U.S. consumers stated they were decreasing their alcohol intake, and non-alcoholic beverage sales were up 19 […]

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Healthcare Cyberattacks Grew in 2022
February 3, 2023

Concerning data from cybersecurity firm Check Point indicates an increase in cyberattacks on healthcare organizations by 74% in 2022 from the previous year. Healthcare is currently the third most attacked global industry (1,463 attacks per week) behind government/military (1,661 attacks per week) and education/research (2,314 attacks per week.) And in the United States, Healthcare […]

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Top Trends at CES 2023 from Bosch, John Deere, and More
February 3, 2023

Top notch technology and top notch attendance secured CES 2023 its gold medal; to put it simply, this year’s CES was a huge success. The world’s largest and most prominent consumer electronics and technology exhibition, CES served its usual role as a testing ground for ground-breaking innovations across multiple verticals. From 5G to Web3, and […]

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Grounding Success in the Next Normal
March 11, 2022

Rapid and ongoing advances in digital technologies have made agile adaptation the norm in industrial manufacturing. However, disruptions caused by the pandemic have forced leaders to look at infrastructure issues to plan for future disruptions. In this episode of “To the Edge and Beyond,” host James Kent talks with Irene Petrick, Senior Director of […]

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The Success Behind Student Engagement? Parental Engagement.
September 15, 2021

A key to student success is parental engagement in their children’s school work. Sounds easy, but as we all know life can get in the way. I spoke with Caesar Mickens with Centric Learning on how project based learning can increase parent involvement in their child’s education and how his company is trying to bridge […]

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What Manufacturers can do About the Growing Workforce Skills Gap
January 6, 2021

The world of work is changing rapidly. As manufacturers upgrade to more intelligent machines that can produce goods faster and more cheaply, they’re faced with a people problem. Human workers still needed to operate the machines and optimize the line. Unfortunately, their skills are not keeping pace with the technology that powers the advanced machines. […]

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4 Budget-Friendly Ways To Upskill Your Newly Remote Workforce
May 15, 2020

As entire organizations and teams are disbanded and forced into the digital revolution, many are left vulnerable due to the widening skills gap plaguing the workforce. The skills gap has been a primary challenge for employers across all industries, even before the pandemic. However, the current crisis has exacerbated the lack of skilled talent. In […]

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