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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...

Assembling Your Production System Project Team - The Calibrator

Part 6  |  The Calibrator 

Now that you’ve found your Visionary, Connector, Implementer and ...

Assembling Your Production System Project Team - The Definer

Part 5  |  The Definer 

The surest way to take the wind out of the sails of a project is to...

Assembling Your Production System Project Team - The Implementer

Part 4  |  The Implementer 

To follow through on a successful selection and implementation of...

Assembling Your Production System Project Team - The Connector

Part 3  |  The Connector 

In addition to the steadfast guidance of your Visionary, your team...

Assembling Your Production System Project Team - The Visionary

Part 2  |  The Visionary 

The first step in any successful manufacturing system project is to...