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Your People and Production Control

We’re talking about people this month. People are likely your most expensive asset. You rely on...

The Three Areas of Your Shop in Numbers

Whether you build, make or stock and ship, you have three key areas of your shop that determine...

Y per X - The Year in Numbers

This year, we are completely focused on knowing our numbers. We’re going to be talking about it...

What's Your Number?

Do you know what number you chase? Numbers are a good way to measure things, to put things into...

The Year In Numbers - Tracking Cash

We’re a learning organization. We’re also a sharing one. We have a wealth of resources available to...

A NOTAM Failure in Your Shop

We talked about the recent Notice to Air Missions system (NOTAM) failure that hit the airline...

No Time for NOTAM to Fail

If you were traveling by air in the U.S. on Wednesday, January 11th, you may have learned what the ...

The Year In Numbers - Start with Today

This year is going to be the year of numbers for us. We’re talking about it, teaching it, selling...

Trends in Manufacturing (Part 2)

As we move from 2022 to 2023, we’re focusing our annual trends-in-manufacturing blog on the two...

The End is Here

I hear everyone say that the years pass so quickly and this one, for certain, has done so. We are...

Trends in Manufacturing (Part 1)

At the end of each year, we talk about trends in manufacturing. We hope to bring into focus for you...

What Data Tells You - or Doesn't (Part 4)

I must figure that the guy that sent me the “we’re so happy to have you as a customer another year”...

What Data Tells You - or Doesn't (Part 3)

If you had the pleasure of going home for the holidays over Thanksgiving and planned to get on an...

What Data Tells You - or Doesn't (Part 2)

Last week, we talked about the importance of data to an organization. Every organization, but...

What Data Tells You - or Doesn't (Part 1)

I was contacted by a salesperson the other day. He works for a major database company that sells...