Dennis J Donovan, principal of WDGC was recently interviewed by Reuters on the potential impact of COVID-19 for the deployment of office operations for Manhattan based companies. However, remarks are…

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by Dennis Donovan, Principal, WDGC Much has been written about the varied impacts that COVID-19 is having on the office workplace. Far less has been publicized on how the pandemic…

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"Recently, I was interviewed by one of our industry’s trade journals. Topic was COVID impact on reshoring. Below is my response." Dennis Donovan Excerpt: While reshoring is a hot topic…

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"Machinery manufacturing tends to be a cyclical, capital-intensive industry. Since the great recession, revenue for companies in this sector has also been steadily rising." Dennis Donovan Excerpt: Machinery manufacturers are engaged…

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"A mini-trend has been occurring in corporate America, especially among industrial enterprises. That is, the leaner, smaller corporate head office. As companies continue striving for efficiency, flexibility and nimbleness, consequently the…

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"Accelerated, disruptive, innovative technology changes have placed an inordinate demand for IT skills. In fact, many job functions in the IT world didn’t exist five years ago. To sum up what…

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"It has been our experience that when companies redeploy business operations and achieve a 15% to 20% annual cost reduction, the financial payback period is attractive. This is before any…

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WDGC at Southern New Mexico Familiarization Tour Event New Mexico Partnership, a statewide partnership of local and regional economic development groups, held the familiarization event in Ruidoso, NM. The focus…

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How Is Technology Changing the Mfg Workforce? Rapid technological change is transforming manufacturing. Utilization of robotics and artificial intelligence has certainly shifted the landscape.  Additionally, the advent of digital manufacturing…

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“Dennis Donovan says he’s seeing more 'second-stage' technology companies choosing to leave the Bay Area altogether, many of them opting for Reno, Nevada, and other Mountain West cities like Denver,…

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