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IDG Contributor Network: It’s time for manufacturers to get Lean

This month, I’ve invited Jon Terry, Planview’s chief evangelist for Lean-Agile strategy, to share his tips and insights for incorporating Lean tools …

Project Management

How to be happy in today’s crazy world: 3 secrets from research

Sometimes it feels like the world is actively conspiring against your happiness. Now before you start folding your tin foil hat, let me say that you …

Happiness

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Just Taught a Master Class in How to Run a Company

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqus. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …

Leadership

STARRAG’S WORLD-LEADING FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING SYSTEM FOR AIRFOIL BLADE MACHINING

In a world first, Starrag has designed, developed and fully integrated a flexible manufacturing system (FMS) for the automated complete machining – …

Specialists In Small Diameter Dowel Pins

Technifast has increased its machining capabilities with the commissioning of additional Citizen CNC machinery to keep pace with increasing demand …

Debate: India Is Not 'Self-Destructing', It’s Being Destroyed Systematically

Recently, writing against the backdrop of the unprecedented spike in Delhi’s air pollution, Raghu Raman, the president of Reliance Industries’ risk, …

India

10 endlessly fascinating websites to waste your time on

The internet is a vast, wonderful trove of information. There's so much to learn from a seemingly endless supply of resources. From video lectures …

Future of IOT in the Manufacturing Industry

While for MNCs, the appetite to adopt IoT is high as globally it has been around for few years, large enterprises are still trying to understand the size of value it would bring to them while SMEs are least bothered<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading …

The Wrong Mental Model Can Kill Your Business

How we see problems drives what kind of solutions we come up with<p>Ideas fuel business. They drive how we respond to customer problems and leverage market opportunities. The right idea can make a business work and, over time, our successes become ingrained in our mental models. The opposite is also …

Why Alignment Is Your Word of the Year

Thought leaders, make sure your background is aligned with the content you're producing.<p>If you're a thought leader, or an aspiring one, you hope to grow your audience and gain opportunities to speak and share your content. You have a topic you're passionate about, and you're excited to bring your …

So what exactly defines an entrepreneur? It’s not about coming up with ideas

I just received a thank-you note from a student who attended a fireside chat I held. Something I said seemed to have inspired her:<p><i>“I always thought</i> …

Industry 4.0 Explained By A Leading Venture Capitalist

Barry Eggers is the rare venture capitalist in Silicon Valley who grew up in the region. He can recall a time when the area was covered with fruit orchards rather than start-ups. He spent time in the mergers and acquisitions department at Cisco, which had a remarkable track record during his …

Manufacturing

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

We need to talk about Industry 4.0

<b>As we enter the fourth industrial revolution, manufacturers are faced with boundless new opportunities to innovate continuously. But for a true</b> …

Manufacturing

The Anatomy Of Smart Manufacturing

Too often, discussions about smart manufacturing are too abstract to be useful. Claims that it connects billions of machines and people confuse rather than clarify. To gain the benefits, you need to get specific.<p>To do that, it’s helpful to review how the characteristics of smart manufacturing …

Manufacturing

4 Reasons a Daily Walking Habit Is Worth It

<i>This content originally appeared on Cooking Light.</i><p>We’re bombarded by fitness messaging that tells us that to be healthy, we must go to extremes (“no …

Prime numbers are still one of the most mysterious topics in math — here are the most confounding problems

Prime numbers are one of the most basic topics of study in the branch of mathematics called number theory.<p>Primes are numbers that can only be evenly divided by themselves and 1. For example, 7 is a prime number since I'm left with a remainder or a fractional component if I divide 7 by anything …

Mathematics

Flexibility is key

<b>Deloitte</b> <b>recently found that four in five consumers are willing to spend up to ten per cent more for an item of clothing if it is personalised. In</b> …

Google Wanted to Know What What Makes a Manager Great, so It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. What's a google?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …

Top 5 Best Ways to Build a Bitcoin Machine

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining is exploding in popularity. There are many different kinds of cryptocurrencies one can mine. Most people have heard …

Is There Really Such A Thing As An All-Natural Antibiotic?

Natural antibiotics are a term we hear a lot in integrative and functional medicine community, but it's difficult to understand exactly what they …

Incredible new "super wood" is as strong as steel

It’s a twig, it’s a branch, it’s… Super Wood! Researchers at the University of Maryland have created a so-called “super wood” that is stronger than …

How Should Millennials Prepare For The Coming Robotic Revolution?

Are you prepared for the robotic revolution? We’re not talking about a Terminator-scale apocalypse, driven by machines that are focused on making humans obsolete. We’re talking about the rise of machine learning and AI platforms having a dramatic effect on your work life.<p>Thanks to advances in these …

Universal Basic Income

14 ways one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have

Get moving.<p>Exercises that get your heart pumping and sweat flowing — known as aerobic exercise, or "cardio"— have significant and beneficial effects on the brain and body, according to a wealth of recent research, including two new studies published this month.<p>"Aerobic exercise is key for your …

Your produce might soon grow in a warehouse down the block

Modern-Day Farmer<p>Plenty, Inc. is changing the way that we farm. Instead of modernizing agriculture by developing ways to keep fresh greens fresh …

A New Breakthrough in Quantum Computing is Set to Transform Our World

Emerging Leaders<p>Quantum computers are, unarguably, the next great evolutionary step in the development of computing tech. Their successful creation …

Want to Invest in Crypto? Here's A Crash Course.

A Major Return on Investment<p>When the first cryptocurrency was developed in 2009, it could be had for a song. One bitcoin was worth a mere eight …

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement

Why Entrepreneurs in India are Unable to Innovate

Most people fail to see beyond the rat race<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>India has one of the most vibrant startup scenes in the world, but when it comes to innovation and building …