Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Innovation + Technology

Innovation + Technology

Cloud ERP Review

Technology Reviews: Cloud ERP

QAD takes technology innovation very seriously, and although we want to stay current and provide the best for our customers, we want to make sure that we’re investing in the right...
Deciding on emerging technologies

Decision Factors for Adopting Emerging Technologies

Whether it’s in QAD’s internal systems or the product delivered to customers, QAD is committed to innovation in all aspects of business. Sorting through all of the information about innovation is...
When you have too much information about innovation.

What To Do When You Have Too Much Information About Innovation

Do you feel overwhelmed by the endless stream of technology innovation? You’re not alone. It’s easy to become confused about which new technologies or trends are useful and which are passing...
The Medical Device Industry and 3D Printing

Has 3D Printing Reached Its Medtech Promise?

We can all agree that 3D printing has potential for massive benefits for the medical device industry, but Bart Reitter, Director of Life Sciences at QAD, argues that it has not...
Autonomous Cars

Five Ways Autonomous Cars Will Change Global Supply Chains

The innovation of autonomous cars / self-driving vehicles is really speeding up. Uber recently announced that they were starting to pilot self driving cars in Pittsburgh. Ford claims that by 2021...
My future in technology.

My Future In Technology

One of the great things about working for a global company is the impact you can have in your local city, be that at the QAD headquarters in Santa Barbara or...
IoT in Medical Devices

IoT for Medical Devices — Connected Eyeballs?

When I heard about the Internet of Things (IoT), I immediately pictured connected home devices and had visions of the “Jetsons;” toasters and coffeemakers connected to my snooze button. However, the...
3D Printing for Medical Devices

Is 3D Printing the Wave of the Future?

The medical device industry has a proven and storied history of innovation. One of the more recent trends in that evolution is the concept of additive manufacturing or 3D printing. Unlike...
Stratus Award Logo

QAD Wins the Stratus Award for Cloud Company of the Year

QAD just won the 2016 Stratus Award for Cloud Company of the Year. If you’re not familiar with this award, the Stratus Awards recognize companies and individuals innovating in the cloud...

The Cat in the Hat and the Internet of Thing 1 and Thing 2...

It is hard to imagine anything getting more buzz in the manufacturing world than the Internet of Things (IoT). There are blogs upon blogs and articles upon articles about connecting to smart machines and devices. This connection will foster the harvesting of extreme amounts of data that will allow us to garner unparalleled understanding and push towards unprecedented benefits. IoT is the “bit of fun” that has arrived to brighten the dull manufacturing floor.