Highlighting Technology Use to Attract Millennials to Manufacturing

With Millennials poised to surpass Baby Boomers as the biggest generation with a workforce that currently exceeds 53 million, manufacturing needs to start taking steps to ensure its jobs appeal to this group. Estimates show that 3.5 million manufacturing jobs will be needed in the next ten years, and more than half of these – … Read more

Why is Amazon Opening Physical Stores While Everyone Else is Closing Them?

With all the recent talk about online shopping displacing going to brick-and-mortar outlets, some people might question why the company largely responsible for spurring this shift, Amazon, is so interested in expanding its reach in the physical store realm. Amazon currently has a number of brick-and-mortar projects in the works, even as retailers like Kohl’s … Read more

Survey Uncovers Supply Chains’ Most Disruptive Technologies

The yearly Future of Supply Chain survey from SCM World has just been released, and its 1,415 respondents have overwhelmingly indicated that digitization is growing in importance. Here is a look at some of the most influential trends that are currently taking supply chain strategy by storm. Uberization When the survey was carried out in … Read more

Where to Draw the Line in Cloud Migration?

Many business application workloads are migrating to the public cloud, but is this really the right solution for everything? The answer depends on a lot of factors, including the industry in question, the business’s specific security needs, and performance expectations. It can also vary wildly among different enterprises, with some placing as much as 90 … Read more