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White Paper | July 1, 2020
IoT: Putting the 'Smart' into Smart Cities   

The Internet of Things (IoT) ushered in a new era of connectivity, information gathering, intelligent decision-making and automation. Nowhere is its... More>>



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White Paper | May 29, 2020
COVID-19's Impact on Key Technologies   

What will the short- and long-term impact of COVID-19 be on technology innovation? In the short term, some sectors—including online retail,... More>>



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White Paper | March 1, 2020
The Value and Future of Site Readiness Programs in Corporate Location Decisions   

Site readiness programs have become a valuable tool for economic development organizations to attract projects, while also helping companies and site... More>>



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White Paper | February 1, 2020
Rise of Multimodal Manufacturing   

Multimodal manufacturing plants undertake several types of complex manufacturing processes within the same four walls. This strategy is increasingly... More>>



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White Paper | January 1, 2020
How Digital Transformation Will Remake Customer Experience in Manufacturing   

In the U.S., manufacturers are moving up the value chain and developing complex products with more favorable margins, while also offering new... More>>



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White Paper | December 1, 2019
Don't Underestimate Overtime Changes   

New Department of Labor changes to the salary-level threshold for overtime could represent financial and operational challenges for employers, who... More>>



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White Paper | November 1, 2019
Future of Work   

Automation promises to change the nature of what an organization is, what a company does, and how work is done. It will at the same time free humans... More>>



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White Paper | October 1, 2019
Ramping Up Renewable Energy   

Renewable energy is increasing in use today in the United States and around the world. From 2007 to 2012, electricity from renewable sources such as... More>>



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White Paper | September 1, 2019
2018 Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute skills gap and future of work study   

The United States is experiencing near-historic low unemployment amid an extended period of economic expansion. The skills shortage that Deloitte... More>>



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White Paper | August 1, 2019
The Path to Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning   

Today, every piece of digital technology is constantly sharing, processing, analyzing, discovering, and propagating an endless stream of zeros and... More>>