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Many premier electronics brands rely on this global manufacturer -- with its 37,000 employees and 60+ plants across 4 continents -- to ensure that their products meet applicable quality standards and customer expectations. Its employees access standards data from their desktops 6,600 times per year, saving time and boosting efficiency.Learn more about our client’s successes
One of the world’s premier semiconductor companies increased the number of cross references in its parts database from 100,000 to nearly 2 million. In doing so, the company boosted results of its parts with the lowest searches by 52 percent and helped its customers find alternatives for obsolete parts so they can avoid the need to redesign products.Learn More About Our Customers Success
One of the world’s largest cable TV, high-speed internet and telephone providers, with billions of dollars in annual revenues, meets increased customer expectations and accelerates time to market for new products and services with automated distribution of standards information to 70+ suppliers and approximately 1000 employees worldwide.Learn more about our client's successes
This electronics industry leader strengthened its position in the DVD market by designing a breakthrough solution that achieved a 38% cost reduction in components, increased reliability by 33%, increased manufacturing productivity by 38%, and expanded its intellectual property portfolio with 13 new patents.Learn more about our client’s successes
I took a management course in grad school in 2009, and just about the only thing I remember about it was learning about the Hawthorne effect. This was research done at a Chicago factory from 1924-32, in which workers supposedly showed an uptick in productivity while participating in a study examinin
Technological progress with robotics is wonderful, but not when it means displacing humans. The purpose of using robots is to increase profits for companies and investors at the expense of human workers. I think the use of robots should be confined only to jobs that are impossible to do by humans an
We can see it coming, the day when humans are no longer employable in certain jobs because a robot has become more cost efficient....How long is your job safe? No one can say, but we can make an estimate.... ..."As MIT Technology Review points out, these predictions have a way of coming earlier.