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on December 19, 2016 | posted by Tamara Wamsley
Cyber-Security for Manufacturers
5 Steps to Protect your Business
Cyber-crime is a very real threat to businesses. Small businesses are particularly in danger, since they may not have the ability to overcome the cost of a data breach, which averages $38,000 for small […]
on November 28, 2016 | posted by Tamara Wamsley
Engaged Employees Drive Productivity
Manufacturers are only as good as their least engaged employees.
Equipment problems are ignored by unskilled workers who don’t have the training to fix them.
Defective products are shipped by disaffected associates who have no incentive to catch errors.
on October 28, 2016 | posted by Tamara Wamsley
Fill Your Company Skill Gaps
Are you struggling to fill open positions in your company? According to data from the 2014 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women make up about 47 percent of the total labor force, but only 27 percent […]
on August 29, 2016 | posted by Tamara Wamsley
It’s easy to get preoccupied in manufacturing these days with so many technologies emerging at the same time — the Internet of Things, cloud computing, additive manufacturing, robotics, etc. Can these new technologies transform your company? Maybe— but only if […]
on October 31, 2015 | posted by Mary Miller
Written by: Mary R. Miller
If you have ever seen the movie Office Space you probably remember the line “What would you say you do here?”
At FASTLANE we get this question a lot and it comes in many shapes and […]