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Will Technology Gain Critical Mass in 2020?

December 6, 2019 According to an Industry Week article, recent predictions say we are headed into the year where technology gains critical mass!  That is truly exciting for manufacturers as people and robots work in collaboration to achieve profitable growth and success. Of course it isn't all about [...]

The Skills Gap in the Modern Era

People are the #1 topic on our most successful clients' executives minds. That's because these clients realize that even the best strategies and plans will fail without people. On the other hand, we have seen clients that appear the least likely to succeed overcome great obstacles to not only [...]

2020-09-22T22:01:21+00:00September 10, 2019|Categories: Skills Gap, Talent|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Boom or Recession? What is the State of the Economy?

In the last few months, I've attended sessions on the global, national and regional state of the economy. Every executive, trusted advisor and colleague wants to know: Are we headed for a recession? The bottom line answer is that there are no signs of a recession in the foreseeable [...]

Guest Blog by Jyoti Sharma – 3 Ways AI is Transforming the Supply Chain

Artificial intelligence is increasingly becoming a vital part of the leading supply chain companies and is transforming the supply chain system at a very fast rate, even though many companies aren’t ready for it. The new inventions in the logistics IT solutions & various supply chain technologies are leading [...]

AI, Robots, IoT, Blockchain, Hike!

AI (artificial intelligence), robots, IoT (internet of things), blockchain, hike! Doesn't it sound like a foreign language?  It certainly does to my mother!  Yet it is the language of the future.  Which of these technologies should we pay attention to?  Let's look at some of the more popular ones: AI- Depending [...]

2020-10-07T23:53:25+00:00June 14, 2018|Categories: ERP, Process, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Top Technologies for 2018

We have never been believers in technology for technology's sake - or, worse yet, FADS; however, there are some top technologies to keep an eye on in 2018 if you plan to create business value.  Not only are my most successful and progressive clients thinking about these technologies but [...]

IBM, MIT & Artificial Intelligence

IBM has said it plans to spend $240 million over the next 10 years to develop an artificial intelligence research lab with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Anytime these two powerhouses collaborate and put their money where their mouth is, we should at least pay attention and consider the [...]

Is Supply Chain Top of Mind?

July 27, 2017 Earlier this week, I spoke on a panel at a ProVisors (top notch group of trusted advisers) event on supply chain and its impacts on the Southern California and Inland Empire economy.  This prompted me to think about whether we are keeping supply chain (from your [...]

Technology – Should We Take It or Leave It?

Technology is a hot topic. It seems we can’t stop talking about Artificial Intelligence (AI), 3D printers, and Autonomous Vehicles. But many technologies can be fads. Pay attention to what value can be gained before buying in.Technology is a hot topic.  Artificial intelligence.  Autonomous vehicles. 3D printers and additive [...]

Technologies Transforming Supply Chains

One of the ways to become cost competitive with lower labor cost countries is to automate. Look for all the new uses for technology in supply chains. Modern marvels and new information technologies are transforming supply chains. Automation, robots, AI (artificial intelligence), 3D Printing, Bitcoin technology and the IoT [...]

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