Moving the Skilled Trades Industry Forward

Business and Tech

As soldiers returned from war and families were growing at a rapid pace, infrastructure also boomed, which led to high demand for a workforce of men and women to support those industry needs. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the industry will need approximately 114,500 new workers.”

Innovation needs the power of completing the 4th Industrial Revolution

Paul Hobcraft

The prospect of new innovation potential will eventually work through into the world of Industry 4.0 Innovation is benefitting from the 4 th Industrial Revolution. We can shift our often-linear thinking as Industry 4.0 coming from industry 4.0


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Chelsy Snyder Anderson on Working in the Trades Industry

Business and Tech

The third-generation tradesperson explains some of the ins and outs of the industry. What is your advice to women in trade navigating a male-dominated industry? In the construction industry, we’ll call mentors “site superiors,” or friends.

Innovation cannot expand without the 4th Industrial Revolution

Paul Hobcraft

We are a long way away from fully capturing the benefits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4I)R in an inclusive and holistic way. In a recent report, jointly from the World Economic Forum and McKinsey called the “ The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the factories of the future ” t hey made a number of observations. “After a decade of flat productivity, the arrival of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is expected to create up to $3.7

How to Transform Your Supply Chain: Digitization for Decision-Making

Speaker: Hannah Testani, CEO of Intelligent Audit

The future of the supply chain industry will take the emotion out of decision-making and leverage the advantages of technology to transform data into actionable intelligence.

Is it time for Industry 5.0?

Inspiring Next

While most of us are still getting our hands around the fourth industrial revolution, we occasionally come across terms Industry 5.0 The Four Industrial Revolutions Over the last three centuries,… Read More » Is it time for Industry 5.0? Industry 4.0

3 Experts Predict the Future of the Retail Technology Industry

Business and Tech

What long-term changes do you foresee the ongoing pandemic having on the retail industry? What will the retail technology industry look like in the next five years? The post 3 Experts Predict the Future of the Retail Technology Industry appeared first on Business and Tech.

Experts Predict the Future of the Retail Technology Industry

Business and Tech

What long-term changes do you foresee the ongoing pandemic having on the retail industry? What will the retail technology industry look like in the next five years? The post Experts Predict the Future of the Retail Technology Industry appeared first on Business and Tech.

A purposeful approach to industry policy


What is clearly missing in Australia, by contrast with most other advanced economies, is a coherent and purposeful approach to industry policy.

Creating a Fair and Equitable Cannabis Industry

Business and Tech

As the end of prohibition approaches, the cannabis industry must work together to make ours an industry to be emulated by others, and ensure U.S. Morgan Fox Media Relations Director, NCIA (National Cannabis Industry Association). Empowering the industry.

How Inovation Affects Leadership and Reskilling: Industry 4.0 Case

Idea to Value

The fourth industrial revolution is no longer just something that companies need to prepare for – it’s a reality that has already arrived. In the age of Industry 4.0, There’s more to Industry 4.0 Just like any revolution, the new industry requires an expanded set of skills from employees that need to harness the benefits of the new environment. HR and business leaders need a strategy to nurture the skills that will open the door to Industry 4.0.

Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

Join John Storm, President of the BrainStorm Network, to learn how to identify game-changing opportunities within your company and industry, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

Unpacking Innovative Ideas in the CPG Industry


Part II : Endless Opportunity for Industry Change. More than ever CPG Executives know listening to the consumer is paramount, and customers are demanding industry change in social responsibility and environmental sustainability within these company’s extensive product lines.

Protected: Let the Game Career Begin: Champlain College’s Inclusive Approach to the Game Industry

Business and Tech

To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Let the Game Career Begin: Champlain College’s Inclusive Approach to the Game Industry appeared first on Business and Tech. This content is password protected.

Podcast S7E157: Paul Ruppert – How the 1990s telecomms industry drove innovation

Idea to Value

Paul is a veteran of the Telecommunications industry, and his companies have helped bring breakthrough technologies like worldwide mobile calling and SMS to the masses. 00:04:45 – What it was like innovating in an industry when the technology was only just being developed.

The Industry 4.0 Advantage

Daniel Burrus

This visceral image of “industry” being gritty and exclusively blue-collar is true to some degree, but when “4.0” advanced automation and robotics, 3D printing, and other industrial Internet of Things (IoT) advancements often replace mundane tasks in manufacturing, Industry 4.0 Industry 1.0 Manufacturing in every industry has evolved as four distinct industrial revolutions since the 1800s. The current industrial revolution is Industry 4.0,

We Don’t Disrupt Industries Anymore, We Disrupt People

Digital Tonto

Today, it’s become fashionable for business pundits to say we live in a VUCA era, one that is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous, but the evidence says otherwise. Increasingly researchers are. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

Shifting our thinking within the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Paul Hobcraft

Yet what this forum was a bringing me back to was the Fourth Industrial Revolution , it helps deliver a far sharper focus on its impact, potential, and scope beyond just manufacturing.Now, this was the major ‘bright spot’ of future potential. Dr. Schwab, the Founder and Executive Chairman of the WEF also released his second book on the subject “ Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution ”. It impacts agriculture, medicine, and bio-based industries.

What Jake and Flo Aren’t Telling Us: Disruptions Constantly Change the Insurance Industry

Daniel Burrus

But what Flo from Progressive, the Geico Gecko, and the ever-popular Jake from State Farm may not be able to tell you is where the insurance industry is heading. Think about that for a second: Insurance is an industry built on the very idea of constant, variable change.

Can Industry 4.0 Bring 6th Sense to Inspection Activity?

Inspiring Next

It has evolved from highlighting surface to looking inside and now getting to point, where data analytics from diverse sources could provide a digital indication of damage that is yet to appear on the physical structure, kind of… Read More » Can Industry 4.0 The post Can Industry 4.0

Five Tech Trends Impacting the Healthcare Industry

Daniel Burrus

Global, national, and local healthcare systems have gone through more change in the past few years than almost any other industry. Five Tech Trends Impacting the Healthcare Industry.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

How to Beat Imposter Syndrome in the Technology Industry


In a fast-paced digital world, the increasing pressure to succeed in the tech industry is taking a toll on employees. Recent studies show that at least 58% of employees in the tech industry experience the Imposter Syndrome in their careers.

How this 1976 French wine tasting disrupted an entire industry

Idea to Value

This story shows how an entire industry was so convinced of their superiority that they weren’t even aware that they were being overtaken. It is about the French wine industry, and then the global wine industry. So how did the French Wine industry react to the tasting?

Best Practices for Strengthening University-Industry Partnerships


yet2 ‘s CEO, Tim Bernstein , presented the keynote address in the “CEOs Session on Industry Academia Interconnect” at IEEMA’s DigiElecBharat conference. The conference is focused on innovation in the electrical industry in India.

Which Industries Will Innovate Most in the Wake of COVID-19?


The COVID-19 pandemic has created disruption across industries. The post Which Industries Will Innovate Most in the Wake of COVID-19? How businesses and consumers behave is being altered by this crisis.

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

How LegalTech is Transforming the Legal Industry


A brief history of Legal Technology The first legal technology company can be traced back to 1982 and by the 1990s, word proc (Feed generated with FetchRSS

4 Industry Challenges Faced by the Food Industry


The food and beverage industry is one of the most tightly regulated and hardest to compete in. The recent pandemic showed how essential the industry is, but how fragile it can be as well

Digital Transformation: Rebuilding an Outdated Construction Industry

Cascade Strategy

It’s no secret that the engineering and construction industry is a major powerhouse of the global economy. Representing 13% of the total global GDP , the construction industry is under constant pressure to innovate, become more efficient, and address cost pressures.

Will Blockchain Disrupt the Healthcare Industry?


The question is whether the healthcare industry will allow blockchain to alter it. Secondly, to be most effective, a number of industries will need to agree on one standard. It’s only a matter of time before innovation strategies will need to consider medical blockchain technology, and where it might take the industry. The post Will Blockchain Disrupt the Healthcare Industry?

Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

Disrupt a Business-As-Usual Industry in 6 Steps

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The most influential innovators all have one thing in common: disrupting traditional industry markets. However, only some are able to pull it off. Here are six steps all market disruptors must follow to succeed. Defining Moments

Meeting the Challenge of Innovation in a Highly Regulated Industry


Innovation strategy in a highly regulated industry presents specific challenges.?. Innovations are derived from new ideas, but what if your industry puts limits and constraints on the ideas you’re allowed to pursue?

Impact of Crowdsourcing in the Healthcare Industry


Though crowdsourcing has recently gained popularity in many industries across the world, it’s not necessarily intuitive for it to be part of healthcare. Thus, crowdsourcing is applicable across different industries and in different ways. Outsourcing, like crowdsourcing, can have a place in the medical industry. Some of the main areas of influence for crowdsourcing in the medical industry are patient diagnosis and treatment, data analysis, patient engagement, and new ventures.

Talk on NDE in Industry 4.0 for INSA, France

Inspiring Next

Hear Dr. Ripi Singh’s talk on NDE in Industry 4.0. He explains the evolution of Industry from 1.0 Deep dive into the inspection and… Read More » Talk on NDE in Industry 4.0 The post Talk on NDE in Industry 4.0 Industry 4.0.

Predictive Analytics 101: Your Roadmap to Driving Key Product Decisions

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy

Predictive analytics is an increasingly common buzzword with many forms. It seems everyone has their own take on what it is and which best practices and business benefits apply. What does predictive analytics really mean? We’ll explore real-world examples of predictive in action and outline steps to help you maximize its value.

Human Creativity: The Critical Survival Skill of the 4th Industrial Revolution that Cannot be Automated


While 4th Industrial Revolution technologies are fast becoming the way to go in the world of the "new normal," they are driven by something far superior to robots: human creativity.

How Proptech is transforming the Real Estate Industry


an industry plagued historical (Feed generated with FetchRSS Jennifer Harrison, IdeaSpies Proptech Editor, explains how innovative proptech solutions are now powering everything from day-to-day tenant and landlord dealings through to complex commercial property operations.What is proptech?

How Will 5G Spur Innovation across Multiple Industries?


This will mean HD quality videos with accurate, high-quality color, stable networks and endless opportunities for media usage across all industries. All industries from gaming to education and beyond will benefit from 5G. The post How Will 5G Spur Innovation across Multiple Industries?

Getting out of the Building, Going Cross-Industry for Seeking Out Radical Ideas

Paul Hobcraft

The trouble is we tend to go to the familiar places; those tried and tested norms, the expected answers that have been well developed as our industry solutions and established as the features our customers expect. Going cross-industry. More and more companies are breaking out of their industry box, forming radically different business models, delivering products, services and processes all seen outside their industry and found they can be applied within theirs.

Best Practices for Creating Long-Lasting and Continuous Discovery Habits

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Internationally Acclaimed Author, Speaker, and Coach at

Join internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and coach Teresa Torres as she explores the what, how, and why behind creating continuous discovery habits that give your team a clear benchmark to aspire to.