AMI CONSOLIDATOR ARCHIVE

The Manufacturing News Consolidator

AMI issues a weekly email newsletter, The AMI Consolidator, that includes the top manufacturing relevant news from around the world in a concise, easy to read format. If you would like to receive this newsletter in your mailbox, please subscribe here.

Below is the archive collection of that news categorized by Innovation, Workforce Development, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Other News.

Innovation News

Remote Plant Operations Are the New Normal

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended how and where we work.A year and a half into this massive shift, productivity has not fallen and with the right technology, has the potential to grow. This extends to…

Setting the Rules of the Road

The rapid rise of a few powerful digital ecosystems disguises a harsh reality about this business model: Less than 15% of business ecosystems are sustainable in the long run. When we examined 110 failed ecosystems…

Develop the Perfect Name for Your New Invention

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” In hindsight, the ghosts of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet would probably argue that having the right —…

AI Predictive Maintenance Isn’t as Hard as You Think

Since the beginning of mass manufacturing and automation, machinery has required maintenance in the form of time and material to fix the inevitable breakdowns. In its most basic form, maintenance is reactive and performed on…

No-code in manufacturing: automation without programming

The world’s top economies are being depressed due to skills shortages within science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. At an organizational level, this is holding businesses back, reducing profit margins and diminishing success. The…

Simulation Shows Recycled Polyamides Can Sustain Future Mobility

Domo Chemicals has introduced new material cards to fast-track the adoption of its line of eco-friendly polyamides (PAs), Techyl 4Earth. This new feature in Domo’s advanced predictive simulation platform, MMI Techyl Design will help manufacturers…
Workforce Development News

2 IT skills paying the highest premiums today

As IT jobs grow increasingly complex, there’s more ambiguity surrounding how job titles are defined by any given company and how employers can compensate candidates in the same role with varying skillsets. Pay premiums help…

Investing in Strategic Leadership

As the pace of digital change continues to accelerate, it can be easy for companies to get caught chasing the next bright, shiny object — especially when it comes to technology. But to be successful,…

3 Ways to Create a More Inclusive Recruitment Process

Organizations seeking to improve the diversity of their teams and hire the best talent cannot afford to have recruitment processes that unintentionally exclude certain segments of the talent pool. Bias can occur at every stage…

How to cultivate IT talent remotely

The pandemic proved that working remote works. People were productive — often more productive than they were in the office — and want to keep doing it. But if you were the kind of manager…

AI in hiring might do more harm than good

The use of artificial intelligence in the hiring process has increased in recent years with companies turning to automated assessments, digital interviews, and data analytics to parse through resumes and screen candidates. But as IT…

10 Apps to Help You Work Remotely

Working from home can come with rewards and challenges. Here are 10 apps to help your home office run smoothly so that you can get your job done right and still have time to help…
Mergers & Acquisitions News
Other News

NATO’s Plan to Grow Trust in Military AI

Western militaries—already “late to the party” in the creation of artificial intelligence—risk unforeseen consequences by adopting AI made for the commercial sector, said NATO’s David van Weel. That’s why the alliance is publicizing a new…

Common Questions on Cloud Deployments After Internet Disasters

Recently, a service outage from a major ISP affecting Pennsylvania, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan caused a fair amount of disruption. Whether driven by ISP outages, cloud service interruptions, cyber-attacks, or any other flavor of internet…

Top 13 cloud cost management tools

Cloud cost management tools are a relatively new creation. Just a decade ago, the cloud was pitched as saving us the hassle of bidding, installing, and maintaining our own hardware. Prices per hour were specified…

8 myths about IT veterans looking for new work

A common misconception about tech workers of a certain vintage is that they’re caught in the past and either overqualified or unable to adapt to future technology. As with most conventional wisdom, there’s as much…
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