Automotive Technology Accelerating Faster Than Ever

We may have reached the point where the potential that modern technology makes available to automotive manufacturers is outpacing OEMs’ and suppliers’ ability to adapt and adopt. Cars that talk to us. Cars that can listen to us. Cars that can self-diagnose. Even cars that can drive themselves. The ability to access, mine, understand and visualize literally hundreds of thousands…

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Microbreweries: A Renaissance in American Manufacturing

In June of 2013, the United States eclipsed more than 3,000 craft breweries from coast to coast – a first since the 1870s. No matter where you look – from Cibola, TX to San Diego, from Pilar, NM to Brooklyn – craft breweries are popping up left and right. And they’re packed. Even smaller cities like Albuquerque, with a total…

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America’s Energy Independence

The Oil and Gas business has been rightly billed as “the most productive business in human history.” Dramatic innovations in drilling technologies – aka “fracking” – have expanded America’s energy industry to new heights, so much so that in 2011, the United States was a net petroleum exporter for the first time since the Hoover administration. This huge push in…

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Education Technology: Adoption & Adaptation

It wasn’t that long ago that the most disruptive piece of technology to enter the classroom was the Smart Board. After some initial reluctance, educators quickly embraced the new instruction paradigm, and adoption of a once seemingly intimidating piece of technology became quite commonplace. In fact, in many (if not most) K-thru-12 classrooms, the entire curriculum is now oriented around…

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Supply Chains Optimized

According to Supply Management, an authoritative voice in the realm of supply chain management, the future of supply chain optimization has officially become the critical present. Now is the time when solution providers should offer strategic, tailored and easily deployed packages to help businesses accelerate their supply chain. More presciently, industry observers further contend that companies harnessing the power of…

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