Advantages of Predictive Analytics in Manufacturing

Data analytics is the practice of examining raw data to find insight and even answers to a company’s select questions. For businesses like manufacturing, it’s used to figure out key information such as why plants are breaking down or identifying trends like customer purchases during hurricane…


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Power Over Ethernet: What It Is and Where is It Going

Technology is wonderful. Electronics allow people to do many things more quickly, thoroughly, and with less effort. Unfortunately, all those devices require power which may not always be easily accessible. A former mall undergoing renovation into a medical clinic may not have enough power outlets…


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Why USB Is So Popular (And Why Legacy Ports Still Matter)

Today, it’s almost impossible to imagine a world without USB. The technology is so ubiquitous that power outlets in new homes often feature USB ports in addition to traditional AC sockets. Twenty years ago, however, the idea that a simple “computer port” would become a major part of our daily lives…


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SSD or HDD: Which Should I Choose?

Nowadays, it almost seems like consumers have unlimited digital storage space available to them. In 1983, a box of 10 5.25″ floppy disks with 360Kb of space cost $45. Today, a two-terabyte USB drive costs less than $20. Because space is no longer at a premium, the critical question customers…


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3 Ways Technology Is Changing the Beauty Industry

The beauty industry is a multi-billion dollar business. People happily spend thousands, even millions, on anti-aging creams or lipsticks to liposuction and facelifts in the never-ending quest to look and feel good. Worldwide, revenue from beauty and personal care products for 2022 amounts to…


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4 Routes to Help Automakers’ Sustainability Efforts

Sustainability and other “green practices” are part of many industries’ strategic goals around the globe. Car manufacturing, especially, has it high on their objective list since transportation is the number one source of greenhouse gas emissions. Being an environmentally-conscious company…


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The Computer Advancements that Transform Every Pillar of the Textile Industry

Textile manufacturing is one of humanity’s oldest industries, and yet it’s also frequently on the forefront of computer-aided design and manufacturing in modern times.  Cutting-edge industrial and enterprise computers can be found on every level of the textile business, from the designer’s desktop…


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Uses of Artificial Intelligence in the Life Sciences Industry

The phrase, “information overload,” usually refers to the sheer amount of content found on the Internet. But it can easily apply to the life science industry, especially raw data. Pharmaceutical companies have to deal with the barrage of figures like how chemical molecules affect the human body,…


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4 Trends in Supply Chains 2022 (And How to Prepare for Them)

Back in 2021, we wrote, A Practical Approach to Supply Chain Risk Management. In the post, we covered the risks to manufacturers’ supply chains at the time, how to create a management plan, and what to include in it. This time, we’re covering four of those risks currently trending for 2022, and how…


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Does Better Cooling in a PC Improve Performance?

Not only does a cool computer work better, a hot computer is a sign of imminent–and expensive–damage. PCs generate heat, which slows performance and even damages components over time. Cooling systems keep PCs alive in normal circumstances: in extreme situations, PCs slow down and stop working when…


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