Category Archives: Manufacturing IT

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Technology and IT Support in Manufacturing: Driving Efficiency and Innovation

Hackers used to target companies with large amounts of consumer data, but in recent years, they have shifted their focus to smaller companies, including those within the manufacturing industry. With valuable intellectual property and sensitive data being stored and transmitted throughout the supply chain, it’s no wonder manufacturers are a prime target for cyber attacks. […]
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Should Your Small Business Start Using RFID Tags?

RFID technology is not for every business, but it could be right for yours. You’ve probably used Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) tags numerous times already. They’re embedded into passports, E-ZPass toll collection tags, and reusable public transport cards such as the Oyster card in London or the Ventra cards in Chicago. Many large businesses have also […]
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On-Demand IT: Keep Your Business Going When IT Breaks Down

Can your manufacturing business handle an IT break down? With today’s technological advancements, many manufacturing businesses are streamlining their IT processes and are using various products and services to run their operations. Some, in fact, depend so much on IT that a break down in any of their sectors could bring business to a screeching halt. […]
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IT Asset Protection: Top Strategies for Manufacturing Operations

Many manufacturing businesses operate in harsh environments. With various production stages and tight timelines to follow, those in the manufacturing industry depend so much on information technology to keep business running smoothly. When it comes to choosing and using any type of hardware, it’s important to make sure it can take the demands of your […]
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Solving IT Problems on Construction Sites

Optimizing the IT Environment for Your Construction Business Technology has changed the way construction contractors do business. Real-time monitoring of project progress, onsite and offsite communication, and automation of various processes has been slowly integrated into construction management processes. Advancements implemented on every level of an organization have the potential to solve long-standing issues faced […]
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Does the Internet of Things Lead to Smart Manufacturing?

3 ways our ever-increasing network of connected devices is changing manufacturing. In the past decade, we’ve gone from smart phones, to smart watches, to smart… well, you name it. WiFi-enabled devices have become ubiquitous in so many industries, that it’s safe to assume that most technology these days comes equipped with some level of wireless […]
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4 Ways Managed IT Can Improve Manufacturing Efficiency

How you can streamline your business by staying on top of manufacturing technology Manufacturing businesses know how critical a smooth production process is to a healthy business. In a competitive industry, where marginal improvements can translate to major gains on a business’s bottom line, business leaders are looking for the best means to improve manufacturing […]