This past week was International Happiness Day, and while you may not think that there’s anything to be happy about, we disagree! An article by The Guardian this week states that, “Now, more than ever, is the time for us to be proactive about creating small moments of happiness in our days.” So while the world is in a daily state of flux, there are things each of us can do to appreciate what we have and find ways to celebrate happiness.
Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, many governments are moving into the “delay” phase of their strategy to fight the virus. This includes social distancing techniques including closing schools and asking people to work from home. Elsewhere, people are having to or opting to work remotely to self-isolate or to simply help slow the spread of the virus.
Is your discrete make to stock manufacturing or fabricating company lacking the production management software you need to avoid bottlenecks or missed shipments due to stock-outs? Do you trust your inventory information?
Have you ever had the experience of speaking with someone over the phone so many times that you build up an image of what that person looks like in your mind? If so – and most of us have – you probably recall the feeling of surprise when you actually first met that same person. Taller or shorter than you anticipated; younger or older; eyeglasses, hair color . . . the list goes on.
In order to remain competitive and profitable, discrete manufacturing companies often implement manufacturing KPIs to help them understand and react to changing scenarios. As the need for more useful and quicker insights grows, so has the reliance on outdated and ill-functioning software.
In recent years, cloud hosting has drastically increased – according to a cloud adoption study, global cloud adoption by businesses reached 81% in 2018. Although cloud hosting is generally a go-to for most companies, sometimes it isn’t the best fit for everyone. With this in mind, it’s always a great idea to take a look at all of your option if you’re considering cloud hosting or on premise hosting.
The author Mark Twain was once asked about his many business ventures – most of which had failed. Twain explained how his ventures had failed not because of bad technology (most of the items he invested in became very successful realities, but under different ownership), but rather had failed because he had not kept an eye on their progress.