Recent Articles

July 31, 2014 3:42 pm
Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer
Asana hopes that its software that combines the elements of a communal notebook, social network, instant messaging application and online calendar will enable teams of employees to share information and do most of their jobs without relying on email.
July 31, 2014 4:40 pm
Adam Stern
Rather than restricting access to an office computer, or taking a laptop on the road to visit clients, QuickBooks cloud hosting ensures that the software and hardware is managed, backed up and always available via the Internet.       
July 30, 2014 12:40 pm
Dean Wiech
For an IT department, working with cloud applications and their providers can present a number of new challenges. Where the IT department previously took a facilitating role, it is now transitioning to a coordinating role. In addition, it can be significantly more difficult to control user and access privileges in cloud applications.
July 29, 2014 11:27 am
Greg Milliken
Moving a library of ISO compliance documents, instrument design drawings and product manuals into a cloud-based, single virtual file repository helped Bentley Instruments find a simple way to store, share and retrieve standards documents with all of its locations. 
July 28, 2014 1:31 pm
Ranga Bodla
Manufacturers will modernize their B2B infrastructures to support many-to-many connections and integration between IT systems. Thanks to the advent of cloud-based computing, B2B commerce applications don't require the purchase of additional hardware or software, or need full time IT staffers to deploy and manage it.
July 25, 2014 11:48 am
Tia Nowack, Associate Editor, IMPO
Every KitchenAid stand mixer in the world is built in this Greenville, OH facility. Find out what goes into building an iconic product that has stood the test of time.                       
July 23, 2014 12:41 pm
Kevin Sosnowski
Light-directed picking has become a go-to solution for thousands of busy modern warehouses — and with good reason. Here are three ways that pick-to-light technology is an invaluable part of an efficient distribution strategy.       
July 22, 2014 12:44 pm
Greg Goodwin
If you’re currently planning on implementing a Manufacturing Execution System or other applications in the Manufacturing Operations Management space, you may think you have all the shop-floor areas and situations that still use manual, paper-based processes identified, but this may not necessarily be the case.
July 21, 2014 12:24 pm
Adam Stern
As manufacturers look to secure a competitive advantage in their specific markets, implementing a virtual infrastructure is often a step in the right direction.                         
July 17, 2014 1:01 pm
Gary McNiel
With new, granular manufacturing intelligence, one cosmetics manufacturer can easily evaluate line deficiencies and identify needed improvements — giving management the knowledge and confidence they need to keep pace with their demanding industry.
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