Focus on and build healthier relationships within a workplace team
Manufacturing facilities have unique challenges because of constant ambient background noise that limits effective communication. Practice and investing in the right technology can help mitigate these problems.
2020 Plant Engineering Salary Survey: Who we are, what we think and what we earn
Staff support is essential for the integration process; tips on how to get employees on board with a new automation project
People are individuals and it is a leader’s responsibility to consider each candidate on an individual basis and to cultivate each employee according to his/her needs.
Recent research indicates more operational technology and information technology collaboration, and 40% are spending more to do it. See a dozen bits of OT/IT collaboration advice.
A shift toward engineering design will require proficiency in new tools developed through the training of current workers as well as the attraction of digitally fit new hires
Achieve that go/no-go decision and avoid killing a project before it begins
Why human capital is key to prospering in the new manufacturing normal
A Purdue team has entered a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create an augmented and virtual reality experience prototype called Skill-XR to reduce manufacturing's skills gap.