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Determining Which Variables Drive Continuous Improvement in Your Organization

May 07, 2019

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are assorted variables organizations use to assess, analyze and track manufacturing and other processes. These performance measurements are commonly used to evaluate success in relation to goals and objectives. KPIs drive continuous improvement. Even though KPIs are thought to have been used…

Techniques to Foster Collaboration

May 02, 2019

Team management is an iterative process. Strategies for effective teamwork should be reviewed regularly. Environments change. People change. Most leaders will agree that a company’s success may depend on how well it can nurture their employees’ abilities and willingness to share their knowledge or expert judgement….

Mitigating Risk with Supply Chain Sensitive Data

April 30, 2019

There is a mounting surplus of data that must be shared to streamline processes, boost efficiency and reduce costs. In this era of the digital supply chain ecosystem, it is essential to plan for data protection and potential cyber attacks. The traditional supply chain model has…

The Value of Digital Traceability in Manufacturing

April 26, 2019

  Traceability data is the digital record of all events that have occurred and have had an effect on a product. Like a video-tape, data is gathered throughout the life cycle of production, recording materials added, tools used, process steps executed, test results and readings….

Calculating Your Carbon Footprint

April 22, 2019

Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22 and marks the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970, according to earthday.org . The day is celebrated worldwide by bringing attention to environmental issues and stressing the importance of living an eco-friendly existence. The…

Happy Easter

April 19, 2019

Bunnies, eggs, candy, parades, lilies…many words come to mind with the mention of Easter, but, where did the word come from? Some claim Easter derives from Eostre, a pagan goddess of spring and fertility. In one story version, Eostre found a bird dying from the…

National Car Care Month

April 17, 2019

You made it through the bitter cold Winter and so has your vehicle. It is perfect timing to give your vehicle a little TLC. Also, April is National Car Care Month. “Many people don’t realize the consequences of putting off needed vehicle maintenance. Not only…

Aviation Looking to Automotive For New Ideas

April 11, 2019

Aerospace companies are frequently teaming with automotive specialists to innovate. Within the last few years, collaboration has grown with the emergence of the urban air mobility (UAM) market. It is becoming increasingly clear that the crossover between the two industries will be necessary for innovation…