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You Have the Tools and the Questions. Now You Need a Plan.

Over the last several days, we’ve talked about questions around productivity and growth when...

Next, You Need a Tool

Yesterday, we talked about a few questions that you might ask while you’re gone from the office...

Action Plans Start Here with a Question

Strategic plans aside, we’re “sheltering-in-place.”  How is your business going to function...

What We Learn From Failures

I almost hate to start the year off with failure, but it’s so critical that we’re going to talk...

Thinking differently in 2020

I’m going back 20 years for this one.  In 1999, sitting on the cusp of the millennium, we were...

Gratitude

Over the last year, I have established a daily morning routine that includes gratitude.  I wake...

Decision-Making Model Part 2

In the first piece on the Decision Making Model, we focused on data acquisition.  Data is...

Is The Cloud Safe?

SAAS – Software as a Service – is now just known as “the Cloud.”  Clouds, by their very nature,...

Thankful

At CIMx, we are very thankful to work with so many terrific companies and customers.  We speak...

Trust

Trust.  It’s a firm belief in someone or something.  The definition even goes so far as to say...

Decision-Making Model Part 1

We’ve talked before about decision methodology.  In brief, the theory we follow for...

Weather You Need Production Control (And We Did Spell That Correctly)

Update 09/03/19: today, as we post this blog, Hurricane Dorian is sitting over the Bahamas. ...

Curiosity in Manufacturing

As people, we are inherently curious.  Even as we age, that yearning for something new causes us to...

Why Pictures Matter in Manufacturing

Pictures solidify messages.  Science tells us that we forget most of what we read.  (This...

Why Manufacturing Will Never Live in the Cloud

You wouldn’t allow your competitors to walk your floor and rifle through your files, so why...