Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Innovation + Technology

Innovation + Technology

S&P 500, index

History of Companies and Industries Listed on the S&P 500

In business, change is inevitable, and those that fail to adapt and innovate are often doomed to failure. One of the best ways to observe this concept is by tracking changes...
innovation, people, team

Small Yet Mighty Thoughts on Innovation

Companies often believe that innovation must encompass sweeping changes to product lines or methods, but the Oxford American Dictionary defines it as “changes in something established, especially by introducing new methods,...
factory, innovation, hardhats

Looking for Disruptive Innovation in All the Wrong Places

Many companies focus their innovation efforts on big ideas, thinking they will disrupt their industry. Others focus on adding more and more features to existing products until they have achieved functional...
collaboration, meeting, innovation, reward

The Link Between Innovation and Reward

Most companies understand that they must consistently innovate or be left behind by their competitors, but many don’t understand how to reward those who make time for innovation. While most companies...
computer, ux, user experience, monitor, office

An Adaptive UX is Imperative for Manufacturing ERP Selection

The ways in which an enterprise software solution looks, feels and works for a user is increasingly crucial. Now that users have been influenced by their consumer experiences with innovative and...
innovation, team, discussion, multitasking

Multitasking or Innovation? Choose One.

In many companies, people who conspicuously and consistently multitask are often considered to be among the hardest workers. It may very well be true that they work hard, but it’s only...
computer, laptop, warehouse, supplier portal

QAD Supplier Portal: An Introduction

Manufacturers are realizing the benefits of tightening relationships with suppliers to better manage the procurement of goods and lower supply costs. Collaborative processes transform a typical transaction-based association with suppliers into...
finger, point, space, innovation, market success

Focused Innovation for Market Success

People are often confounded about innovation, claiming that you can’t program ideas. The reality is that you can, by applying focused innovation techniques, and it all starts with understanding your customers’...
global trade management, compliance, QAD Explore

Global Trade Management and Best Practices

Understanding, managing and streamlining international shipping processes can be time intensive. Global trade management practices done right can leverage detailed data to help you make proactive, informed decisions that move the...
cloud, shop floor digitization, circles, gears

Keys to Successful Shop Floor Digitization

The customer is ready to order but needs to know the price and delivery date first. You check finished parts inventory, material availability and machine capacity. There are phone calls, then...

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