Recent Articles

October 20, 2015 8:00 am
Liz Duggan
Distributing and manufacturing companies need a master data strategy when it comes to their catalog. Catalog migration is one of the single greatest problems we see in eCommerce implementations. 
October 19, 2015 1:00 pm
Johanna Von Geyr
While automating business processes through robotics can reduce costs, improve efficiency and enhance performance and quality, it’s very likely that these trends will arouse concerns about the possibility of job loss or the need for new skills.
October 8, 2015 4:00 pm
Meagan Parrish, Editor
The Bakken. The words have become synonymous with America's energy boom and the thundering noise of oil wells. But unfortunately the industry in the region has also developed a reputation for something darker: oilfield worker deaths.
October 8, 2015 4:00 pm
Bethe Croy, Associate Editor
There are both benefits and drawbacks to becoming more eco-friendly in manufacturing. It's important to look at the facts and make a decision based on your company's capability and needs. 
October 7, 2015 12:26 pm
David Pollino, Fraud Prevention Officer, Bank of the West
In today's interconnected world where businesses increasingly rely on data and networks, a single sophisticated cyberattack on a business can inflict as much harm as a natural disaster. 
October 7, 2015 11:55 am
Jeffrey Ladner & Mike Matlock
Despite growing pressures from investors, regulators and consumers to optimize performance, many organizations haven’t integrated critical non-financial performance indicators into how they regularly track and communicate their success. 
October 6, 2015 12:53 pm
Deborah Kobes
As reshoring efforts increase, more skilled workers are needed.
October 2, 2015 2:28 pm
Susan Schlapkohl
​The decline in American manufacturing and the rise of products made in China have frustrated America workers and been fodder for political commentators for years.
September 30, 2015 2:20 pm
John Fryer
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) has been hyped as the “next big thing” for manufacturing and other industrial businesses. Believe the hype.
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