Automation

How to Address Safety Hazards Caused by the Automation of the Workplace

Automation has proven to be a benefit to employee safety in most situations. However, there are cases where automation can lead to accidents and injuries. Even one accident is too many, so here’s how to address safety hazards caused by the automation of the workplace. Stop Being Lured into a False Sense of Security Automation can lead to complacency when it comes to safety in … [Read more...]

6 Ways for Small Businesses to Streamline Their Operations

With so many moving parts to coordinate and finite resources and time, running a business can be quite exhausting and chaotic at times. Most, if not all, business owners understand that efficiency and effectiveness are the cornerstones of running a streamlined operation. However, given the complexity of running a company successfully, what tools and tactics should small … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Increase Financial Efficiency for Your Business

An organization's financial efficiency goes beyond the amount of revenue they earn. It also factors in asset turnovers, how many days an invoice remains in account receivable, and how much inventory is on hand. Together, these are calculated to determine the economic health of a company. When an organization is financially efficient it allows it to extend its credit or … [Read more...]

How Robotic Machine Tending Could Take Your Business to the Next Level

Machine tending is one of the most successful collaborative robot applications today. This is because it is a process that involves loading and/or unloading various machines. In most industries, machine tending is mostly carried out by humans, especially in modern machine shops that tend to use CNC machines (such as milling machines and lathes). Such machines normally require … [Read more...]

Automated Services That Are Great for Your Business

Being an entrepreneur is one of the most difficult things you can do, which is why so many new businesses fail shortly after launch. One of the reasons why new business owners fail is because they become overwhelmed and quickly burn out. Directly managing every single business process yourself is a herculean task that pretty much no one can handle. Instead, you need to make the … [Read more...]

The Pros and Cons of Automation in The Workplace

As your enterprise expands, the sheer volume of tasks, and the scale of said tasks, increases exponentially. In order to keep up with the heightened demand, you might find yourself considering office automation options. The technological industries are ever evolving and constantly developing new ways to simplify office work and to greatly increase productivity. From robots to … [Read more...]

As Budgets Shrink and Expectations Rise, How Can DevOps Managers Balance the Two?

Businesses and organizations approach software development in a completely different way today than they did a few years ago. DevOps becomes the set of practices that guides the integration of software development with IT infrastructure and deployment pipelines. In essence, DevOps allows developers and IT operations specialists to work together in a seamless, continuous … [Read more...]

How to Optimize Your Small Business

For your business to be successful, it has to be effective. To achieve this effectiveness as a small business with a limited budget, the best course of action is to optimize your business so that you can eliminate unnecessary processes, streamline time-consuming tasks, and make data driven insights. Here are ways to optimize your small business. Use Cloud-Based … [Read more...]

Here Are 5 AP Processes to Automate Now

Accounts payable (AP) processes are all about getting invoices approved and paid, but if you pay attention over time, you will begin to see trends in your AP cycle. When you study your AP cycle you will learn when to expect increased expenses or expect periods with fewer bills. Having this knowledge will help when it comes to financial planning for your business. These days, … [Read more...]