"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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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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Labor Shortage: PART I By Dennis J. Donovan, Principal The U.S. labor shortage has morphed into a serious challenge for business across most industries. Among the most impacted sectors are…

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