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M. Mitchell Waldrop
This story was originally published by Knowable Magazine. If the cascading upheavals of the past year have done nothing else, they’ve spurred widespread calls for reform and renewal in just about...
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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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Emily Newton
Nitrogen oxides (NOx) are harmful chemical compounds produced as a byproduct of normal boiler function. The EPA regulates them due to the damage they can cause to humans and the environment. Low-NOx...
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Dawn Bailey
The spirit of service—for a small clinic started in 1913 to provide free care to Los Angeles (LA)—lives today in the servant-leader aspirations of 2019 Baldrige Award recipient Adventist Health White...
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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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Ryan E. Day
It is estimated that in 2021, the average person watches more than 100 minutes of online video every day. But is that relevant to your B2B marketing efforts? “The vast bulk of this video consumption...
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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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Clare Naden
Travel and tourism took a beating during the Covid-19 pandemic, with borders closed, airlines grounded, and many establishments shut for months. Now as the industry attempts to recover in this new...
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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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Dave Pierson
I’ve heard additive manufacturing is key to driving innovation in our industry, but how does it really deliver value? We’ve looked at some additive manufacturing machines, but how can we justify the...
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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...
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Terry Onica
Has the automotive industry learned its lesson about supply chain disruptions? Or will delivery performance continue to suffer with every new disruption? In addition to constant disruption, auto...
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Michael Pease
Digital transformation (DX) promises increased competitiveness, optimized processes, and profitability through big data, along with improved employee and customer relations. Gathering data is...
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ISO
There’s more than one path to service management. It refers to all the activities, policies, and processes that organizations use for deploying, managing, and improving IT service provision. In today...
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Renay San Miguel
Machine learning came along at just the right time. The world is now awash in more data than ever before, and computer algorithms that can learn and improve as they perform data analysis promise to...
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Corey Brown
Amid the Silver Tsunami, human resources departments are hustling to onboard and fill personnel gaps, but they can’t predict the evolving demands of your operations. Manufacturing companies are...
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Jim Benson
Value stream mapping is a team exercise, it’s collaborative, enlightening, and the foundation for professionalism. I’m pretty well-known for saying that teams are unique and that there is no one...
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Gleb Tsipursky
When a threat seems clear to you, it’s hard to believe others will deny it. Yet smart people deny serious risks surprisingly often. A case-in-point example comes from my experience helping a midsize...
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Silke von Gemmingen
Due to digitalization in Industry 4.0, internal logistics is subject to constant change. Internal traceability—i.e., tracking goods in the warehouse or production facility—increasingly plays a key...
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Caroline Zimmerman
People often associate the term “data literacy” with mastering a litany of technical skills: SQL for data querying, Python for data analysis, and Tableau for data visualization, to name a few....