Archive for 2012

“Spic & Span” and 5S

Cleaning up, cleaning out, putting things in order, making plans is what 5S is really all about. It goes for your home life, your computer and e-mail files, and for your business.

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Hear — See — Do!!! A great way to make sure Technology Is Manageable™

Our government should be commended for providing excellent training in this case!!!

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Life — Mechatronics Enabled

Human in the driver seat? Robot in the driver seat? No one in the driver seat?

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Move It!

Trucking is as much about moving raw data and information as it is about moving freight.

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Envisioneering Future Tractors

Envisioneering is taking a future vision and applying engineering to make possibilities real.

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Technology Jobs — Steve Jobs that is!!!

In 1983, Steve Jobs said the average home has 55 fractional horsepower motors (fans probably in lots of electrical equipment). How many computers do you have in your home now?

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It’s a Balancing Act

Sales are essential for any business. Increasing sales must be the first priority for any business. But, at some point, sales can hide underlying problems.

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Owner Operators — Dead or Alive?

4 reasons the number of owner/operators are likely to decrease in the next decade–and one reason they might increase. It’s clear that their health is in danger.

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Technology — Friend or Foe?

Hold on to values, but adapt how you do things as technology advances.

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Check It Out — Check It Off

Checklists are a powerful tool for everyone from children doing chores, to salespeople contacting customers, to engineers in a design review, to surgeons checking that everything is accounted for before closing.

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