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Sara Adams
At Greenlight Guru, we collectively have hundreds of years of experience in medical device quality management. We’ve all seen some great successes during our time in the industry—high-quality medical...
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Stavros Karamperidis
Ningbo-Zhousan may not exactly be a household name, but find something in your house made in China, and it’s quite likely it was delivered from there. Ningbo-Zhousan, which overlooks the East China...
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Torsten Schimanski
The manufacturing skills gap has been a topic of discussion for several years. According to a 2021 Deloitte study, it is estimated that by 2030, there will be 2.1 million manufacturing jobs that will...
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Eliot Dratch
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an independent, nongovernmental, international organization that develops standards to ensure the quality, safety, and efficiency of...
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Sana Kazilbash
Davis Technical College, a community college in Utah, is offering the United State’s first-ever CNC machining training course for blind students. The institute’s pilot course, CNC Enhanced, was...
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Jason Chester
The most popular phrase in manufacturing today is “digital transformation.” Every company now understands the immense value digital transformation can provide. It’s essential for overhauling...
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Ann Brady
Better buying power, greater efficiencies, and more innovative ideas are not just for big businesses. The publication of ISO 44003 is helping smaller players flex their collective muscle by making...
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Sara Adams
Designing, developing, and getting your medical device approved and onto the market is a huge accomplishment—but it isn’t the end of your responsibilities. For the European Union (EU) market, the...
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Gleb Tsipursky
Recent surveys show, and many managers are learning, that their employees are often not interested in working from the office full time. It’s easy to assume we know what they want due to a bias...
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Wade Schroeder
As more medical devices using network-connection technology are developed, cybersecurity will continue to grow in importance and focus among regulators and manufacturers. Many connected devices...
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Christoph Senn
In 2011, we started talking with top B2B executives about their engagement with their firm’s major customers in the aftermath of the financial crisis. The vast majority told us that they were very...
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Annette Franz
Simon Sinek popularized the concept of finding your why, which he defines as the purpose, cause, or belief that drives you. He states that the concept is “grounded in the tenets of the biology...
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Susan Robertson
Most people who work in a corporate environment are familiar with some type of personal style indicator—Meyers Briggs Type Indicator, Strengths Finder, DISC profile, and others. However, there’s a...
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Harry Powell
In previous posts I’ve shared resources to help you educate your leaders in data literacy, but beyond knowledge, this also requires thinking differently. We need to get thinking about our thinking....
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Gleb Tsipursky
Due to strong employee resistance and turnover, Google recently backtracked from its plan to force all employees to return to the office and allowed many to work remotely. Amazon also backtracked on...
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James daSilva
There was a Twitter thread recently from an early, longtime Facebook executive, Dan Rose. You might have missed it. That’s OK—scrolling Twitter is rarely the best use of our time. In these tweets,...
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Manfred Kets de Vries
Leonard, the chairman of a global consumer goods company, was wondering what to do with the two co-CEOs running the firm. Although it had seemed a great idea to have two individuals at the helm, this...
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Eliot Dratch
If your manufacturing company develops a problem along the way with one of your processes, how do you resolve it? While the shortcut option is to simply patch up the symptoms of whatever that problem...
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John Preston
‘This government is obsessed with skilling up our population,” said Boris Johnson in his recent speech on “leveling up.” There’s still a fair amount of uncertainty about exactly what the United...
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Sébastien Breteau
Major global events of the past five years have sparked seismic shock waves in global supply chains, relocating where businesses manufacture and source their products. Whether facing rising labor...