Blogs

Sep 26, 2014

Are You Up to the Challenge of Omni-Channel?

Most manufacturers would prefer to outsource the responsibility of figuring out what to do about omni-channel, but there aren't enough experts to go around....More
Aug 13, 2014

Five Major Changes Happening Right Now in Industrial Distribution1

Big things are happening in today’s industrial distribution landscape—five big things, to be exact. And they are causing an uproar in the industry as they all occur simultaneously....More
Mar 06, 2015

Jamaica -- Business Expansion through Matchmaking

To date, some 2,000 jobs have been generated as a result of the country's outreach efforts via investment forums, with over $500 million worth of projects occurred....More
Aug 15, 2014

Innovation Case Study: 3D Printing, Kickstarter, Snowboarding And Pavement

Here's how two makers came together to develop the world's first eSnowboard in just six months by employing a modified prototyping/iteration process using 3D printers as a key tool in the process....More
Feb 27, 2015

The Death of PowerPoint? Let's Sure Hope So2

You might be able to divide human progress between the pre and post PowerPoint era. Before the creation of this most hideous of “advancements,” our ancestors came together and spoke, listened, argued, cried, and laughed. First was around the warmth of a fire. Then, later, in places such as the western side of Athens near the....More
Mar 10, 2015

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Why are serial entrepreneurs likely to switch industries, rather than stay with the industry where they have experience, when bouncing back from a failed venture?....More
Jul 17, 2014

MH17: The Logistics of a Crash

A Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in the Eastern Ukraine Thursday is causing a ripple effect in the skies....More
Feb 18, 2015

Michele Nash-Hoff's Blog Has Moved!

Read more of Michele Nash-Hoff's "Inside California Manufacturing" commentary on IndustryWeek's Ideaxchange....More
Oct 04, 2014

Northeast Ohio Takes on Manufacturing Day

If you didn't think Northeast Ohio's manufacturing roots continue to run deep, you would have after attending [M]POWER Manufacturing Assembly, an event that both celebrated National Manufacturing Day and highlighted the vital role manufacturing plays in this region of the United States....More
Jan 20, 2015

How Lean Leaders Really Show Respect

As leaders, when we challenge people to learn new ways of thinking and doing, we are showing them the greatest type of respect possible....More

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